2014/240368 Pte Ernest Hallam

A Pre-War Territorial who enlisted in June 1913

 Arrived in France in February 1915; wounded on 26th May 1915 and 1st July 19172014 Hallam

Victory Medal awarded to Ernest Hallam2014 Hallam

Attestation of Ernest Hallam recording his posting to “B” (Chapel-en-le-Frith) Company. 2014 Hallam part 1

Casualty Form – Active Service recording his wounding by a bullet on the 26th May 1915. He was treated in the 1st North Midland Field Ambulance, 8 Casualty Clearing Station and 2 Canadian General Hospital before being discharged to the North Midland Base Depot on the 17th June. He rejoined the 1/6th Battalion on the 29th JuneMay 1915War Diary recording that 4 men and Lieutenant Gilderoy Glossop and 22 other ranks were wounded in the 3 days that the Battalion held the front line trenches.

2014 Hallam part 2

Returned to the 1/6th Battalion on 12th December 1915

2014 Hallam 1917 wounding1 July 1917Wounded on the 1st July 1917 during the attack West of Lens

Ernest would later join the 14th Infantry Base Depot and then the 46th Depot Battalion as an instructor. He was eventually promoted to Company Sergeant Major before being disembodied in February 1919

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