The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Lance Corporal M Hall


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Lance Corporal Montague HALL, 20069, (7077), 2/5th Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died, Civil Hospital, Gravesend, Kent, heart disease, 4.15 am, 17th July 1916, age 48.

30th October 1867, All Saints, Leamington Priors, Warwickshire, baptism (privately) of Montague Hall, son of John, (porter), & Fanny Hall of Aylesford, Kent.

1906, December Quarter, Gravesend Registration District - Montague Hall married Nora Gertrude Kathleen Corke.


1911 Census - 14, Pelham Terrace, Gravesend, Kent - Montague Hall, head, age 41, married, dock labourer, worker, born Leamington, Warwickshire; Gertrude Hall, wife, age 26, married 4 years, 2 children, both still alive, born Seal, Kent; Geoffrey Hall, son, age 3, born Gravesend, Kent; Bessie Hall, daughter, age 1, born Gravesend, Kent.


Previously served with 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment, then part of National Reserve.

Husband of Nora Gertrude Kathleen Hall, of 14, Pelham Terrace, Gravesend, Kent. Children at time of enlistment - Geoffrey Hall, age 7; Bessie Hall, age 4; Byrel Hall, age 3.

Enlisted Gravesend, Kent, age 47.  Resided  14, Pelham Terrace, Gravesend, Kent.

Home 21st September 1914 to 17th July 1916.

21st September 1914, enlisted & posted National Reserve Guards, attached, 5th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 10th March 1916, posted Messrs Vickers Ltd, Erith, munitions; 28th June 1916 to 17th July 1916, Civil Hospital, Gravesend, Kent.

12th September 1916, letter from Gravesend Hospital - "This man who was on munitions work was admitted here suffering from *V.D.H. following pneumonia. The man was very ill when admitted and died 17th July 1916."   * Valvular Disease of the Heart"

5th February 1917, pension awarded of 22/6 to widow & four children.

Buried & Commemorated at  Gravesend Cemetery, Screen Wall. 5038., Gravesend, Kent.

NOTE: Not included in Regimental History.


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