Louis Wyckliffe Hall

Louis Wyckliffe Hall father John aged 27 and mother Mary Jane Dunningan a widow aged 36 married 14th April 1894 at St Michaels in the Hamlet Liverpool both living Belgrave Rd off Aigburth Rd Liverpool.

Private Louis Wyckliffe Hall born 4th July 1895 (and baptized 25th October 1903 St Hilda’s Hunts Cross mission church to St Peters Woolton and family living in Macketts Lane )

In 1901 Louis living with family still living in Macketts Lane

In 1911 employed as a nurseryman clerk and living with father John Lewis and mother Mary Jane and half brothers William Smedley Dunnigan age 32 and James Arthur Dunnigan aged 28 and a boarder Harold Olver. the Family in 1911 living at 10 Speke Rd Woolton.

According to the local newspaper Louis was educated at Gateacre School under Mr. Harrison( Mr. Harrisons own son W R Harrison died WW1) Louis employed Liverpool Orchid and Nursery Company for 2 years first as a office boy then as a assistant in the office. He then joined Messrs.’ Mundys Shipping office Pierhead Liverpool.

Louis joined the  Liverpool Kings at the beginning of the war.  Private Louis Wyckliffe Hall  was wounded by a shell whilst going for water and later died in the day on 2nd June 1917

From the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) L Hall from the 8th Kings Liverpool Regiment serial number 305598 died on 2nd June 1917

According to The database UK Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 has a Louis Hall born Woolton Serial No 305163 this is different to the CWGC and belongs to a Henry James Hall who died on the 8th August 1916 and is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial

Louis Hall name on family Grave St Peters Churchyard Woolton Liverpool
Private Louis Wycliffe Hall

Louis Wyckliffe Hall aged 34 is remembered with Honour Viamertinghe Military Cemertery near YPRES Belgium