Hallett, Charles William

Poppy on a wooden cross

Age: 31
Date of birth: April 1887

Parents: Mr and Mrs Charles Bowman Hallett
Wife: Mrs Lillian Hallett (nee Rainbow)
Address: 7 Bridge Street

Occupation: Bank Clerk

Charles was born in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire in April 1887. He was baptised in Stratford upon Avon on 20th July 1887. His father also Charles was a Bank Manager. He had one younger sister Dorothy Margaret.

In 1910 he married Lillian Rainbow and on 7th February 1911 their daughter Rene Margaret Frances was born. By the 1911 census Charles and Lillian and their baby daughter were living in King’s Heath, Birmingham. He had followed his father into banking and was working as a Bank Clerk. Lillian died in Warwick in 1971 aged 82.

Military Service

Rank & Number: Corporal, 20672
Regiment/Service: Army Pay Corps
Date of death: Tuesday, October 22, 1918
Cause of death/Battle: Died of pneumonia in France
Commemorated/Buried: Terlincthun British Cemetery, Pas de Calais
Awards: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Commemorated locally at: St Nicholas Church

Warwick Advertiser 9th November 1918


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