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  • Birth  Abt 1877 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  13 Sep 1916  First World War - Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY Pas de Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1901 Census Extract:
      John Hallam Male 24 1877 Coal Miner Labourer Under Ground Ilkeston Derbys
      Annie Hallam Female 23 1878 Shipley Derbys
      Wilfred Hallam Male 3 1898 Ilkeston Derbys
      Cicely Hallam Female 5M 1900 Ilkeston Derbys

      Found the following at the Commonwealth War Memorial Site
      Debt of Honour Register
      In Memory of
      Private 73196 of 12th Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.)
      who died on Wednesday 13 September 1916, Age 39 .

      Additional Information: Son of John and Bethaia Hallam, of Ilkeston; husband of Annie Hallam, of 10, Archer Street, Cotmanhay, Ilkeston.
      Cemetery: CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY Pas de Calais, France
      Grave or Reference Panel Number: Plot E. Row 5. Grave 11.

      Location: Calais Southern Cemetery is a civil cemetery lying on the south of the old main road to Dunkerque. Follow the A16 autoroute from Calais to Dunkirk. Come off at Junction 19 in the direction of Marck and follow the road to the junction. Turn left into Calais at the junction and follow the road (D940) for approximately 3 kilometres. The Communal Cemetery is on the left hand side of the road, 50 metres after the traffic lights. To find the Commonwealth War Graves, proceed along the main pathway to the rear left hand side of the Cemetery.

      Battle Honours - World War 1:
      Aisne 1914 & 18, Armentieres 1914, Neuve Chappelle, Aubers, Hooge 1915, Loos, Somme 1916 & 18, Albert 1916 & 18, Bazentin, Delville Wood, Pozieres, Ginchy, Flers-Courcelette, Morval, Thiepval, Le Transloy, Ancre Heights, Ancre 1916, Arras 1917 & 18, Vimy 1917, Scarpe 1917 & 18, Messines 1917, Ypres 1917 & 18, Pilckem, Langemarck 1917, Menin Road, Polygon Wood, Broodseinde, Poelcappelle, Passchendaele, Cambrai 1917 & 18, St Quentin, Baupaume 1917, Rosieres, Villers Brettaneux, Lys, Bailleul, Kemmel, Scherpenberg, Amiens, Drocourt-Queant, Hindenburg Line, Epehy, Canal du Nord, St Quentin Canal, Beaurevoir, Courtrai, Selle, Sambre, France & Flanders 1914 - 18, Piavé, Italy 1917 - 18, Suvla, Landing at Suvla, Schimitar Hill, Gallipoli 1915, Egypt 1916

      The 12th Battalion arrived in France in August 1915. The following month it took part in the Battle of Loos and from then onwards was engaged in most of the major battles until the end of 1918. Although its primary role was that of a Divisional Pioneer Battalion it was drawn into the fight in times of crisis and gained recognition for gallant conduct on several occasions, notably the Battle of Loos in 1915 and the final German offensive in 1918.
    Person ID  I0653  Hallam, Wilson, Crowder, Harris
    Last Modified  9 May 2004 

    Father  HALLAM John,   b. 1855 
    Mother  WHITE Bethia,   b. Abt 1858 
    Married  Dec 1876  Basford 7b 262 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F138  Group Sheet

    Family  ? Annie,   b. Abt 1878 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Family ID  F155  Group Sheet

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