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Name:
Sydney Hall
Casualty No.:
Initials:
S
Service No.:
201975
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Barnard Castle
Age at Death:
Ranks:
Lance Corporal
Unit:
5/6th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Bridgegate, Barnard Castle
Civilian Employment:
Cart Man
Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
8-January-1918
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Tyne Cot Memorial
Buried:
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Family Details:

Son of Thomas and Alice Hall, Bridgegate. 

Thomas was married and had three children.

Notes:

Sydney is mentioned in a 1915 a letter from Corporal Phillip Watson, who states that twenty men in his unit had been wounded on their first night in the trenches. Sydney had sustained particularly bad injuries.

In May 1917 the Mercury reported that Sydney had been wounded; he later recovered in hospital. 

Teesdale Mercury-10/10/1917: Local and other notes: Wounded in hospital

Teesdale Mercury-02/05/1917: Local and other notes: Wounded

Teesdale Mercury-29/12/1915: War items: Mention of wounding in letter from Philip Watson

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