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3030622   Private Robert Hall
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 27/04/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Canadian Machine Gun Corps (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth: 20/09/1893
Died: 04/02/1918 (Died of Illness)
Age: 22
Robert Hall was the son of Thomas and Sarah Hall. Robert was born in September 1893. Thomas Hall was a farmer. The family lived near Fivemiletown. Robert Hall emigrated to America. He enlisted in Toronto, Canada on 21st September 1917. Private Robert Hall enlisted with the Canadian Machine Gun Corps. Private Hall died of scarlet fever on 4th February 1918 whilst training in Canada.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Toronto St John Norway Cemetery
  Toronto, Ontario, 34
Grave Ref: Grave 37-9-6
CWGC Casualty 426395
The cemetery is located in the East end of Toronto on the corner of Kingston Road (highway 2) and Woodbine Avenue. The Cemetery is very visible, and the main entrance is off Kingston Road.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Fivemiletown Methodist Church Roll Of Honour Fivemiletown
2 Fivemiletown War Memorial WW1 - Panel 2 Fivemiletown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Fivemiletown War Dead Book 61
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Hall family Lists Robert as age 7 living with the family at house 5 in Tircar, Fivemiletown, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Hall family Does not list Robert as living with the family at house 5 in Tircar, Fivemiletown, Tyrone
3 Canadian Great War Project Details of Private Robert Hall
4 Canadian Virtual War Memorial Details of Robert Hall including gravestone photo
5 Photo of Private Robert Hall's headstone
6 Private Robert Hall Attestation Papers Canadian Military documents (22 no.)
7 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Robert Hall's headstone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023