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Private Eli HALL, 266001, 7th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 12th October 1917, age 24.

Born Battersea, London, SW, son of Daniel and Mary Ann Hall, of  90, Erskine Park Road, Rusthall, Kent.


1911 Census - 2 Mill View, Erskine Park Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells, Kent - Daniel Hall, head, age 50, married, Guard, London Brighton & South Coast Railway, born Dummer, Hampshire; Mary Ann Hall, wife, age 51, married 23 years, 6 children 5 still alive, born Monk Sherborne, Hampshire; Eli Hall, son, age 17, single, butcher, worker, born Battersea, London; Charles Mark Hall, son, age 15, single, Ticket Collector, London Brighton & South Coast Railway, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; William Ernest Hall, son, age 12, school, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Eleanor Mary Hall, daughter, age 21, single, dressmaker, worker, born Battersea, London; Gladys Lilian Hall, daughter, age 10, school, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent.


Enlisted Tonbridge, Kent, age 21 years & 11 months, height 5ft 10¼ inches.  Resided 90, Erskine Park Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

Home 12th May 1915 to 26th July 1917; BEF 27th July 1917 to 12th October 1917.

12th May 1915, enlisted & posted 3/1st Kent Cyclist Battalion, Service No.1877.; 23rd October 1915, appointed unpaid acting Lance Corporal; 6th December 1915, posted 2/1st Kent Cyclist Battalion, & reverts to Private; 23rd March 1916, appointed unpaid acting Lance Corporal; 20th June 1916, appointed paid acting Lance Corporal; 27th July 1917, posted BEF & transferred to Royal West Kent Regiment; 27th July 1917, Folkestone, embarked; 27th July 1917, Boulogne, disembarked; 28th July 1917, reverts to Private; 28th July 1917, posted 3/4th Royal West Kent Regiment; 28th July 1917, Etaples, 40 Infantry Base Depot; 1st August 1917, admitted 20 General Hospital; 15th? August 1917, discharged 20 General Hospital; 15th? August 1917, rejoined Etaples, 40 Infantry Base Depot; 20th?August 1917, posted 7th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment.

10th December 1919, Statement of Relatives - Father, Daniel Hall, 90, Erskine Park Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells; Mother, Mary Ann Hall, 90, Erskine Park Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells; Brothers - Charles Mark Hall, age 24, PO Box 516, Victoria, C B , Canada; William Ernest Hall, age 21, 90, Erskine Park Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells; Sisters - Eleanor Mary McKay?, age 30, 146 St Mary's Road, Tonbridge; Gladys Lillian Hall, age 18, 90, Erskine Park Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells.

Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial, Panel 106 to 108, Belgium & and on the Rusthall War Memorial, St Paul's Church, Langton Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.


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