Edgar Charles Hallett

Surname: Hallett
Other names: Edagr Charles
Other people in this story:
John Hallett
Melina Jane Hallett (nee Coombs)
Locations in this story:
Kington Magna, Dorset
Weymouth, Dorset

Edgar Charles Hallett was born in Kington Magna, Dorset, in 1891 the son of John Hallett and Melina Jane Hallett (nee Coombs).  He lived all his life, apart from Military Service, in South Street or Chapel Hill, Kington Magna.  He had enlisted with the Dorsershire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 16789).  It is not known in which theatre of war he served but he was with the 3rd Battalion when he was admitted to the Borough Isolation Hospital, Weymouth, where he died on 1 Apr 1916.  He was buried in Weymouth Cemetery (Grave Ref: B. "C". 2024).  No reliable medal records have been found in this case.  He is remembered on the Kington Magna War Memorial, Kington Magna, Dorset.  (NB: His name also appears on the Cann, Shaftesbury, War Memorial on a plaque which is thought to have come from Kington Magna.)


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