1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

John Samuel Hall

Contributed by: Mrs Pauline V.Elliott (nee Hall), on 2008-11-08

No portrait available
First Name John Samuel
Surname Hall
Year of Birth 1884
Year of Death 1914
Regiment East Yorkshire Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Leeds, West Yorkshire

John Samuel's Story

I visited the town in France, where his name is inscribed on the sarcophagus. It was a beautiful place near where the river Marne flows.

All the names of those who have no known graves and who were killed in the Battle of the Marne are inscribed there.

A lasting memory.

At the going down of the sun and in the morning, I will always remember.

I never saw my grandad. He was 28yrs old when he was killed in France.

Other memories

No additional memories have been submitted

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.