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Halford, James - MM

Rank : Company Sergeant Major

Army Number : 8344

Unit : 1st Bn

Biography :

James Halford enlisted at Leicester. Was serving in Aldershot with 'D' Company 1st Bn in 1910. Promoted to Corporal on 8.3.1913. Served with the 1st Battalion during World War One. As a Sergeant he was awarded the Military Medal (London Gazette 27.10.1916, page 10479). Killed in Action near Ors in France on 23.10.1918, aged 28 years. He is buried at St. Souplet British Cemetery, France. His M.M. and WW1 campaign medals are in the collection of Leicester City Museums Service.

This page was last updated on 7.6.2019.

Date of Birth : c1890

Place of Birth : St. Luke's, Leicester

Date of Death : 23.10.1918

Place of Death : Ors, France

Period of Service : c1910-1918

Conflicts : WW1

Places Served : England, Ireland, France and Flanders

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