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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Tincourt New British Cemetery, Somme Courtesy of Murray Biddle
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Carlton
He was born in 1898 the son of Henry and Amy Hallam. Henry senior was a stationary engine driver. Henry, Amy with children Henry Maurice and Doris E were living on Carlton Hill in Steam Brick Yard in 1901. The family had moved to 48 West View Cottages on Carlton Hill by 1911. Henry senior was still working at the brick works as an engine driver whilst young Henry had just left school but had no work. The family had also increased with the addition of another son Burley and daughter Connie. By the time of Henry's death the family had moved to 249 Carlton Hill Carlton, Nottingham. Henry Maurice was also commemorated on the gravestone of his parents in Carlton Cemetery.
Member of the 2nd Nottingham Company Boys' Brigade (Dakeyne Street Lads' Club).
26 Aug 1917
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Private
15th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Henry Maurice Hallam, enlisted in Nottingham and served with the 15th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment, he died of wounds on 26th August 1917. He is buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery, Grave Reference: I E 6
In memoriam published 26th August 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- HALLAM. – In loving memory of Pte. Henry Maurice Hallam, who died from wounds August 26th, 1917. One year has gone and still we miss him, friends may think the wound has healed, little do they know the sorrow, that's within our hearts concealed. – From his loving mam, dad, Doris, Burley, Connie. “HALLAM. – In loving memory of our dear grandson and nephew, Pte. Henry Maurice Hallam, Sherwoods, died of wounds August 26th, 1917. A cheery word, a smile for all, he died a hero loved by all. – Loving grandma, Uncle Will, Aunt Nellie, Aunt Lizzie.” Above are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Tincourt New British Cemetery, Somme Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Henry Maurice Hallam - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Tincourt New British Cemetery, Somme Courtesy of Murray Biddle