Hallimond, W J
WILLIAM JOHN HALLIMOND
Remembered with honour Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial: Panel 10-18-26-28.
He attested 22 September 1914 at Valcartier, Quebec: a civil engineer aged 30, 5’8½” tall, C of E, his next-of-kin his father of New Jersey, U.S.A. Was previously reported missing, now for official purposes presumed to have died 22 April 1915 in an attack near St Julian.
Son of the Reverend John Greener and Annie (nee FOGGITT) HALLIMOND of New Jersey, U.S.A.
His parents married 1876 in the Darlington, Co Durham, district.
William was born 9 May 1884 in Bushey, Herts, and sailed from Liverpool to New York 27 February 1892 aboard the Umbria with his mother and sister.
On the 1891 Census, aged 7 he lived in Bushey, with his mother and one sibling. On the U.S. 1900 Census, at school aged 16 he lived in New Jersey, with his parents and one sibling. On the U.S. 1910 Census, aged 25 (no occupation) he lived in Manhatten, New York, with his parents and one sibling.
Unit2nd Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment
Date of death22/04/1915
Age at death31
Place of death
NotesWilliam is also commemorated on the grave of his WATSON grandparents in Darlington West Cemetery
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- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
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- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)