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  • photo originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the great War 1914-1918 in Worksop Library.
Person Details
Worksop, Notts
George Egbert Hallam was the second child of George and Mary E Hallam (nee Sissons), born in Worksop in 1892. He had 5 siblings, Beatrice, Joseph, Wilfred, Charles and Edward all born in Worksop. The family resided at 7 Castle Hill Square in Worksop. Their father, George Hallam died on May 16th 1907 age 47. His wife later re-married in 1912 to Henry Moore of Worksop. The headstone on George’s grave, in Worksop Retford Road Cemetery, also includes the name of son, George Egbert, in remembrance of his death in France
09 Apr 1918
26
42196 - CWGC Website
L/11371
Gunner
C Bty 152nd Bde Royal Field Artillery
Gunner G.E. Hallam Worksop Guardian 7 June 1918 We regret to record the death from wounds of a gallant Worksop soldier in Gunner G.E.Hallam, R.F.A., whose wife resides at 48, Langley Street, Worksop. In our issue of April 26th, we reported that Gunner Hallam had been mentioned by his brother as having been gassed and also missing, and this week Mrs. Hallam has received a letter from Major Farr, informing her that her husband has succumbed to his wounds. The Major expresses his deep sympathy with Mrs. Hallam in her loss. Deceased‘s mother, Mrs. Moore, 46, Victoria Road, has also received official intimation of his death. Gunner Hallam was well known in the town and district. For a short time previously to enlisting in March, 1915, he worked at Steetley Quarries, and before this he, and his wife, were in service at East Markham Vicarage. He was a popular member of the Clumber Cricket and Football Club, and was also associated with the Druid’s Friendly Society. As a boy he was a member of the Priory Church Choir. He enlisted at the same time as his brother; Corpl. J.W.Hallam, and his brother –in-law, Bomb. J.W. Dabb and the three went to France together in January 1916. Gunner Hallam had only one leave since that time, viz, in April last, and was expecting a second furlough shortly. He was well liked by all who knew him, and much sympathy is expressed with his widow and other relatives.
George Egbert Hallam is buried in Outersteene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul, France. Research by Colin Dannatt
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  • photo originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the great War 1914-1918 in Worksop Library.
    George Egbert Hallam - photo originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the great War 1914-1918 in Worksop Library.
  •  Family headstone of the Hallam family commemorating George Egbert Hallam in Worksop cemetery.
Photo taken by Peter Gillings
    George Egbert Hallam - Family headstone of the Hallam family commemorating George Egbert Hallam in Worksop cemetery. Photo taken by Peter Gillings