Hallam, Cyril Francis: Service no. 54166

Digitized Service Record

Source: 18th Battalion Nominal Roll, April 1915.


Brother to Captain Ernest Walter Hallam who was killed in action in Belgium.

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Cyril Francis Hallam (1891-)

Cyril Hallam served 5 ½ years with the Kings own Yorkshire Light Infantry before emigrating to Canada in 1912, where he worked as a book-keeper and also served 18 months in the Canadian militia (96th Lake Superior Regiment) .  In Jan 1915 joined 18th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force at London, Ontario. He became a L/Cpl but in 1916 was training to be an officer at Pembroke College, Cambridge.  Also in 1916 he married Marjorie Laura Park in Lambeth.  She was an 18-year old artist and her father was an accountant.  Cyril’s younger sister Mildred was at the wedding.

After the war they lived in London before emigrating to Canada in 1928, with their daughter Marjorie and Betty and sons John Norman and Francis M.”

Scouts of the 18th Battalion London Advertiser August 1915 Page 3 Edit
London Advertiser. August 4, 1915. Page 3.
His son, Sergeant John Norman Hallam was killed in action flying with 82 (RAF) Squadron over Germany on July 21, 1914.

Biography of Sergeant John Norman Hallam.


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