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John Hall

Highland Light Infantry

18th Batt. Highland Light Infantry
He is remembered with honour on the Scottish National War Memorial, and the Helensburgh War Memorial, Column 3 Line 51.

The family home was at Alexandria Street, Perth.
The son of William Hall (barman), Lorne Street, Helensburgh and Elizabeth Hall (nee Malcolm) of Alexandria Street, Perth.
Siblings: Unknown

 

John Hall was born and brought up at 34 New Row, Perth with his mother. His father lived in Helensburgh. He was employed as a footman with Lady Ogilvie at Errol Park before moving to Edinburgh where he became a postman.
He initially joined the King's Own Scottish Borderers (service No. 27041) before being transferred to the Highland Light Infantry.
John died, killed in action at Ypres. He was aged 25.
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