Photographs courtesy of John



Born: 1894, Claydon, Suffolk.

Died: 18th August 1918; age 24; Died of Wounds – No. 24 Casualty Clearing Station, Italy.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich; Date: 15th October 1914.


Rank: Corporal; Service Number: M/205194

Regiment: Army Service Corps, Mechanical Transport attached 289th Siege Brigade. Ammunition Column.

Formerly 1659, 6th Cyclist Battalion, Suffolk Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:

Plot 5. Row C. Grave 10.

Montecchio Precalcino Communal Cemetery Extension,



Samuel C Halls

S C Halls

S C HALLS ( pictures :John Webb)




1901   The Street, Claydon, Suffolk.


Samuel was 6 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Robert Halls, 38, a Labourer in Whiting Making, born Needham Market, Suffolk.

Emily Jane Halls (nee Leathers), 32, a Dressmaker – own account, born Barking, Suffolk.

Robert William Halls, 3, born Claydon.


1911   66, Samuel Road, Ipswich.


Samuel was 16 years old, an Engineer’s Fitter – learning – Iron Foundry. He was living with his parents & brother.

Robert, 49, a Bricklayer’s Labourer – Builder.

Emily, 45, a Newsagent’s Assistant – at home.

Robert, 13.


Soldiers’ Effects to Robert Halls – father.

Samuel is also remembered on St. Michael’s Church War Memorial, Ipswich.

Army Service Corps;

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