Walter Hallam


Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) 4600  
Lincolnshire Regiment 42543  

Photo courtesy Margaret Granger

Walter Hallam

Walter was born in 1894, the son of Arthur and Sarah Elizabeth Hallam. Before the war he was a pupil-teacher.

Medal Roll Index Card
He was awarded the Victory and British War medals.

Photos courtesy Margaret Granger

Walter Hallam

Walter Hallam in WW1

Voters List 1918
Walter Hallam of The Common, Crich is shown as absent on military duty.

Derbyshire Courier
29 December 1917
A feature of the holiday has been the unusually large number of local soldiers who have been fortunate in securing Christmas leave. The list includes Sgt C. Mason, from Ecclesall (Staffs), convalescent home; Private J W Heathcote, A S C (Mechanical Transport), from France; and driver William Coleman, France – the two latter were over together just a year ago – and Sapper Hy V. Smith in the Signalling Service, R.E., who came from France on Monday, after eight months across the Channel. Driver Jas H Dawes, Driver James Bingham, Lance Corporal W Hallam, Cpl Jas Holmes, and Bugler William Hartshorne have also been over on leave. The latter, who is staying with Mr A Buckley, of Park Head, is attached to the Canadian Forces. Along with his parents he emigrated from Park Head, cried, to the Dominion before the war, and like his brother, Tom, he enlisted in the Canadians during the earlier stages of the war.

Derbyshire Courier
27 July 1918
Amongst local soldiers over on leave from France during the week is Sgt Walter Hallam, of the Common, Crich. He returned on Wednesday.




1901: Crich Common

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Arthur Hallam Head 34 Machine minder hosiery Crich
Sarah E Hallam wife 34   Crich
Walter Hallam son 7   Crich

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1911: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Arthur Hallam Head 44 Frame work knitter Crich
Sarah Elizabeth Hallam wife 44   Crich
Walter Hallam son 17 Pupil teacher Crich
George Mitchell Hallam   9   Crich

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