Thomas’ Death Record

August 27, 2012 at 12:38 pm Leave a comment

Yorkhill Hospital, Dalnair Street, Glasgow.  Oblique aerial photograph taken fac...

Yorkhill Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland

Thomas Hall died at the age of 51 on October 21, 1917, in Yorkhill War Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland. He was a Lieutenant and Quartermaster in the 1st Battalion Highland Infantry and was married to Sarah Purdie Barnes. He died of Carcinoma of the Gullet (esophagus) and had been ill for three months. His father was William Hal,l an Army Pensioner who was deceased, and his mother was Lydia Selina Hall, née Ramsbottom, who was also deceased. His wife Sarah, of 15 James Little Street in Kilmarnock, provided the information for the death certificate and was present at the time of death. Thomas is buried in Kilmarnock Cemetery in Ayrshire County, Scotland.

Kilmarnock Cemetery, Ayrshire County, Scotlandd

Thomas Hall

Cemetery: Kilmarnock Cemetery
Country: Scotland
Area: Ayrshire
Rank: Lieutenant (Quartermaster)
Official Number:
Unit: Highland Light Infantry
Force: Army
Nationality: British
Details: Died of sickness 21st October 1917. Age 51.
Son of William and Lydia Celina Hall;
husband of Sarah Purdie Hall of 22 Hauraki Rd. Takapuna Auckland New Zealand.
Born at Perth.

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