Person:William Hallett (4)

William Thomas Hallet
d.09 Sep 1916
Facts and Events
Name William Thomas Hallet
Gender Male
Birth[2] c 1888 Toller Porcorum, Dorset, England
Census? 1891 Toller Porcorum, Dorset, England
Census? 1901 Toller Porcorum, Dorset, England
Death[1] 09 Sep 1916 Killed in Action.
Military[1] 09 Sep 1916 Rifleman. 7585, 1st /12th Bn., London Regiment (The Rangers).
Burial[1] Theipval Memorial, Somme, France. No known grave.

The Theipval Memorial, the Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, bears the names of more than 72,000 officers and men of the United Kingdom and South African forces who died in the Somme sector before 20th March 1918 and who have no known grave. Rifleman William Hallett was probably killed in action during the Battle of Ginchy on 9th September 1916.

William Hallett was born in Dorsetshire, enlisted at Maiden Newton, whilst probably living in the locality. He formerly served in the 3rd Dorsetshire Regiment (No. 16832).

Census Returns

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 In Memory of Rifleman William Halletet, 7585, 1st/12th Bn., London Regiment (The Rangers) who died on 09 September 1916. Remembered with honour Thiepval Memorial (Commonwealth War Graves Commission).
  2. General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Dorchester Registration District, Quarter 1, 1888, Volume 5a, Page 345.