Frank Arthur Hall

Lance Corporal

Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) 3818 B Coy


Photo courtesy Rosemary Hall

Photo of Frank Arthur Hall

Notes

Frank Hall was born in 1891 at Longford; his parents were Photo Rosemary Hall Frank and Minnie Hall. On 18th September 1913, at Crich, he married Hannah Hancock; they had two children Kathleen Mary and John Francis (Frank). He served in Ireland with the Sherwood Foresters during the 1916 Easter uprising and was promoted to Corporal in May 1917. He died in a flu epidemic at Crich on 27th November 1918, aged twenty-eight, when he was a clerk to the National Service Tribunal Office. He is in an unmarked grave in St Mary’s churchyard, Crich, next to James Bingham who had died of wounds two weeks earlier.

Photo courtesy Rosemary Hall

Family of Arthur Frank Hall

Frank Hall with wife Hannah and children Kathleen Mary and John Francis

Frank Hall kept a small album in which he and friends sketched. It also contained a poem from one of the nurses in the measles ward at Normanton Military Hospital.

Drawing from Frank Hall's album Drawing from Frank Hall's album
Drawing from Frank Hall's album Drawing from Frank Hall's album
Poem from Frank Hall's album
Drawing from Frank Hall's album Drawing from Frank Hall's album
Drawing from Frank Hall's album Drawing from Frank Hall's album

Whilst stationed in Ireland he sent postcards home to his family.

postacrd frpm W1 showing a bulldog

The bulldog postcard was sent to his son Frank.
The Knockdrin Castle and Waterford postcards were sent to his sister-in-law Mary.

postacrd of Knockdrin Castle
Posdtcard of Waterford

 

 

CENSUS INFORMATION

1901: Heage

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Frank Hall Head 35 Wire drawers Foremans assistant Shottle
Minnie Hall wife 33   Clapham
Frank Hall son 10   Longford
Catherine Hall daughter 9   Heage
Archibald Hall son 7   Heage
Reginald Hall son 2   Heage
William Hall father (wdwr) 71 Police pensioner Sandiacre

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1911: Wellesbourne, Warwickshire

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Emma Long Head (wdw) 72   Chipping Warden
Elizabeth Long daughter 33 Dressmaker Walton
Emily Long daughter 31 Dressmaker Walton
Frank Arthur Hall boarder 20 Grocers assistant Longford

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