We remember William Harold Ball

We remember William Harold Ball

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Timeline

Timeline

1897
location 34 Mount Road, Leicester United Kingdom parents address Source:9302840 February 1897
1897
birth Leicester United Kingdom Source:9302840 28th February 1897
1901
location 13 Cross Street, Tamworth United Kingdom parents address Source:9306865 1901
1911
location 44 Franklyn Street, St Pauls, Bristol United Kingdom parents address Source:9306867 1911
1911
employment Unemployed None Bristol United Kingdom Source:9306867 1911
1915
enlistment Bristol United Kingdom Source:9302850 3rd May 1915
1915
service British Army Leicestershire Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:159455 1915 - 1919
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:159455 11th November 1915
1916
theatres Mesopotamia :6b Source:9588371 11th January 1916 - 6th January 1918
1917
service British Army Lance Corporal Leicestershire Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:159455 1917
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9302846 2nd November 1917
1918
children Albertina Ethel 'betty' Witheridge Source:9313170 6th January 1918
1918
theatres Asia :6 Source:9588371 23rd January 1918 - 14th May 1919
1918
hospitalisation Malaria Hospital/Institution Source:9303956 September 1918 - 27th April 1922
1919
discharge Source:9303956 25th June 1919
1919
service British Army Sergeant Source:9303956 1919
1922
marriage Agnes Gwendoline Tristram Source:9303963 28th August 1922 - 1st December 1928
1922
employment Hardware Salesman Unknown Bristol United Kingdom Source:9303963 28th August 1922
1922
location 16 Osborne Avenue, Ashley Down, Bristol United Kingdom parents address Source:9303963 28th August 1922
1923
children Margaret Agnes Ball Source:9313170 2nd August 1923
1926
children Gordon William George Ball Source:9313170 31st January 1926
1932
marriage Alicia Ethel Witheridge nee Caple Source:9303964 27th February 1932 - 24th April 1970
1934
children June Alice Ball Source:9313170 10th August 1934
1939
location 16 Osborne Avenue, Bristol United Kingdom their own address Source:9306852 September 1939
1939
employment Transport Clerk Cooperative Wholesale Society Bristol United Kingdom Source:9306852 September 1939
service British Army Private 18202 Leicestershire Regiment 2nd Batallion Source:9302839
1980
employment Retired Transport Manager Unknown Brislington, Bristol United Kingdom Source:9302841 February 1980
1980
location 6 Orchard Close, Banwell, Weston-super-Mare United Kingdom their own address Source:9302841 February 1980
1980
death Not War Related Cause of death: 1(a) Respiratory failure, b) Emphysema, 2 Chronic debility Bath United Kingdom Source:9302841 6th February 1980

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Harold
Initials WH
Last Name Ball
Source 9302840
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
13 Cross Street, Tamworth United Kingdom parents address known 1901
16 Osborne Avenue, Ashley Down, Bristol United Kingdom parents address known 28th August 1922
16 Osborne Avenue, Bristol United Kingdom their own address known September 1939
34 Mount Road, Leicester United Kingdom parents address known February 1897
44 Franklyn Street, St Pauls, Bristol United Kingdom parents address known 1911
6 Orchard Close, Banwell, Weston-super-Mare United Kingdom their own address known February 1980
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Sergeant
British Army 18202 Leicestershire Regiment 2nd Batallion Private
British Army Leicestershire Regiment 2nd Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army Leicestershire Regiment 2nd Battalion
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Agnes Ball daughter 2nd August 1923
Gordon William George Ball son 31st January 1926
Albertina Ethel 'betty' Witheridge stepdaughter 6th January 1918
June Alice Ball adopted daughter 10th August 1934
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Martha Hale Ball nee Myers mother
William Thomas Ball father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Agnes Gwendoline Tristram wife 28th August 1922
Alicia Ethel Witheridge nee Caple wife 27th February 1932
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1915-05-03 5'5"
Religion
DateReligionSource
Salvation Army

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Vincent96527

External Evidence

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Wm. Harold Ball: Brief Account of my Life as a Soldier from Enlistment to Demobilization... David131599

Multimedia

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William H. Ball Mentioned in Despatches David131599
Ball, William Harold Birth Certificate David131599
Ball, William Harold Death David131599
Ball, William Harold Mentioned in Despatches David131599
Ball, William Harold Enlistment David131599
Ball, William Harold Pension Card David131599
Ball, William Harold Pension Card page 2 David131599
Ball, William Harold First Marriage David131599
Ball, William Harold Second Marriage David131599
Ball, William Harold 1920s David131599
Ball, William Harold and Family, c. 1915 David131599
Ball, William Harold with father and brother David131599
Ball, William Harold and his first wife David131599
Ball, William Harold and his first grandson, 1948 David131599
Ball, W.H. at the 1939 Register David131599
The Ball family at the 1901 Census David131599
Ball family at the 1911 Census David131599
Ball, William Harold in 1972 David131599
Ball, William Harold's Family David131599
1914-15 Star Vincent96527

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