We remember Albert Ball

We remember Albert Ball

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Timeline

Timeline

1892
sibling Lois Ball Source:6195214 1892
1896
birth Lenton, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom Source:154978 Source:6195214 16th August 1896
1898
sibling Arthur C Ball Source:6195214 1898
1901
location 60 Sherwin Lodge, Sherwin Road, Nottingham United Kingdom parents address Source:6195214 1901
1901
dates Age 4 Source:6195214 1901
1913
employment Universal Engineering Works Nottingham United Kingdom Source:6195208 1913 - 1914
1916
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Captain Royal Flying Corps Source:154978 26th January 1916 - 7th May 1917
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:154978 18th February 1916
1917
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:6195230 6th May 1917
1917
dates Age 20 Source:6195119 7th May 1917
1917
death Killed in Action France Source:154978 Source:6195119 7th May 1917
sibling Cyril Ball Source:6195208
burial Annoeullin Cemetery, France Source:154978
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:6195119
service British Army Captain Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment 7th (Robin Hood) Battalion Sherwood Foresters Source:6195119
awards Legion d'Honneur France Other War Service Award Source:6195119
education Nottingham High School United Kingdom Source:6195208
education Lenton Church School United Kingdom Source:6195208
education Grantham Grammar School United Kingdom Source:6195208
awards Order of St George 4th Class Russia Other War Service Award Source:6195119
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:6195119
education Trent College Long Eaton United Kingdom Source:6195208

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Albert
Initials A
Last Name Ball
Source 154978
First Names Albert
Initials A
Last Name Ball
Source 154978
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
60 Sherwin Lodge, Sherwin Road, Nottingham United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment 7th (Robin Hood) Battalion Sherwood Foresters Captain
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Flying Corps Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Legion d'Honneur France Other War Service Award
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Order of St George 4th Class Russia Other War Service Award
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sir Albert Ball father
Harriett Mary Ball mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Cyril Ball brother
Arthur C Ball brother 1898
Lois Ball sister 1892

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33

External Evidence

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Albert ball vc the story of the 1st world war ace sharon14083
Commonwealth War Graves Commission record Imperial1
Article on Albert Ball - Lenton Times Charlotte33
Victoria Cross citation, the London Gazette Charlotte33
Walking Stick at Tangmere Military Aviation Museum Yvonne27542
Photograph of Albert Ball's grave Edward43379
Liverpool Daily Post, "How Ball Conquered Immelman", 28th December 1917 Hannah21187

Multimedia

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Captain Albert Ball Anne1202
Jacket on display at IWM North, Manchester Imperial1
Portrait photograph of Albert Ball Imperial1
Photograph of Albert Ball's grave Imperial1
Albert Ball's propeller sited at Trent College Ann27530
A young Albert Ball at Trent College Ann27530
memorial olivier56465
headstone olivier56465
Captain Albert Ball Clair104019

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