JOHN FREDERICK GROOM HALL

 

 

Born: 1876, Whitechapel, Middlesex.

Died: 28th December 1919; age 43 – Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 19th June 1915 – Egypt.

Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 227120

Regiment: Royal Engineers.

Formerly Private, 10670, Gloucestershire Regiment.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

BA.2.68.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich,

Suffolk.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Thomas & Robina Rose Hall, of 18, Dorkin Street, St. Clements, Ipswich; husband of the late Elizabeth C. Hall.

 

CENSUS

 

1881   17, Kennington Road, Ipswich.

 

John was 4 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Thomas Hall, 27, a Cabinet Maker, born Strood, Kent.

Robina Rose Hall (nee Pearce), 27, born Bethnal Green, Middlesex.

Frederick Richard Hall, 13 days old, born Bethnal Green.

 

1891   12, Montague Terrace, Hackney, Middlesex.

 

John was 14 years old, a Carver. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Thomas, 37, a Cabinet Maker.

Robina, 37.

Thomas William Hall, 16, a Cabinet Maker, born Whitechapel, Middlesex.

Frederick, 10.

Lucy Hall, 7, born Walthamstow, Essex.

Edwin Thomas Hall, 6, born Walthamstow.

Annie Mary Hall, 1, born Hackney Wick, Middlesex.

 

1901   7, March Hill, Hackney, Middlesex.

 

John was 24 years old, a Cabinet Maker. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Thomas, 46, a Cabinet maker.

Robina, 46.

Thomas, 26, a Pianoforte Maker.

Lucy, 18, a Mattress Tuft Cutter – Upholsterers.

Edwin, 17, a Cabinet Maker.

Annie, 12.

Arthur Harold Hill, 9, born Haggerston, London.

 

1911   51, Handford Road, Ipswich.

 

John was 35 years old, a Cabinet Maker – own account – at home. He was married and Head of the Household.

Elizabeth, 33.

Frederick, 6.

Thomas, 1.

1 boarder.

 

On Christmas Day, 1901, at All Saint’s Church, Clapton Park, John married Elizabeth Charlotte Slate, born 1877, Bethnal Green, Middlesex. He was a Cabinet Maker, living at 7, March Hill, Hackney. They had 3 children:

Lilian Elizabeth Harriet Hall, born 1902, Shoredith, Middlesex.

Frederick John Hall, born 1905, Shoreditch.

Thomas William Hall, born July 1909, Ipswich.

 

John’s wife Elizabeth Charlotte Hall, died December 1918, Suffolk.

 

In 1919, Ipswich, John married Rose Edith Neal (nee Moye), born Ipswich.

 

Rose’s first husband, Francis John Neal, born Fermoy, Ireland, a Royal Field Artillery Sergeant died 29th April 1916. Grave Reference: Forest Row Cemetery, East Sussex. He is not remembered on the memorial.

John is also remembered on St. Clement’s Church WW1 War Memorial.

Royal Engineers:

 

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