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.
Plot 5. Row C. Grave 10.
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.
Soldiers’ Effects to Robert Halls – father.
Samuel is also remembered on St. Michael’s Church War Memorial, Ipswich.