HALL, Sydney S

Service:
Army
Rank:
Lance Corporal
Unit:
5/6th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Place Enlisted:
Unknown
Service Number:
201975
Home Address:
Unknown
Family Details:

Son of Thomas and Alice Hall, Bridgegate. 

Thomas was married and had three children.

Date of Birth:
Unknown
Place of Birth:
Barnard Castle
Death:
Unknown
Place of Death
Unknown
Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Place of Burial:
Unknown
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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