A Great War Third Battle of Ypres Officer Casualty Memorial Plaque named to Henry Cecil Hall, a 2nd Lieutenant with the 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, and formerly a Corporal with the 2nd/6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, Territorial Force, who having seen service during the Battle of the Somme, was then commission in June 1917, and killed in action by a shell during an attack on 4th October 1917.

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A Great War Third Battle of Ypres Officer Casualty Memorial Plaque named to Henry Cecil Hall, a 2nd Lieutenant with the 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, and formerly a Corporal with the 2nd/6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, Territorial Force, who having seen service during the Battle of the Somme, was then commission in June 1917, and killed in action by a shell during an attack on 4th October 1917.

Great War Memorial Plaque named to; (HENRY CECIL HALL), together with protective card envelope.

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Henry Cecil Hall was born in 1898 in Winchester, Hampshire, the son of an army sergeant, Albert Hall, and his wife Emma. For a period his family lived in Ireland, and by 1911 they were in Portsmouth. With the outbreak of the Great War, Hall saw service as a Private (No.241959) with the 2nd/6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, Territorial Force, being appointed to Lance Corporal.

Present out on the Western Front during the Battle of the Somme in 1916, he was then promoted to Corporal before being commissioned on 26th June 1917 as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, and was then killed in action during the Third Battle of Ypres on 4th October 1917. At the time of his death, he was leading his platoon in an attack and after professing about 1000 yards, was hit be a shell, his body being never recovered. Having no known grave, Hall is commemorated by name on the Tyne Cot Memorial.