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Author Topic: Charles Hall, Chichester, February 1943  (Read 193 times)
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« on: February 23, 2017, 08:10:34 AM »

HALL, CHARLES ERNEST
Rank:Civilian
Date of Death:10/02/1943
Age:59
Regiment/Service:Civilian War Dead  
Reporting Authority:CHICHESTER, MUNICIPAL BOROUGH
Additional Information:Special Constable. Son of Fanny Harriett, and of the late Frank Hall; husband of Evelyn Maud Hall, of 9 Terminus Road. Died at 7 St. Martin's Street.


Chichester Observer - Saturday 13 February 1943

...In St. Martin's Street, the main seat of the destruction was at No. 7, the home for so long of Mrs. and the late Mr. F. H. Hall. This house, with property adjoining on the south, met with total destruction, a mass of debris blocking the street, and there was much damage to other houses and business premises. Mrs. Hall, who was 85, and her son. Mr. Charles Hall, well-known business man, were among the fatal casualties, as was Mr. F. W. Barnes, manager of Reeves' garage, whose home was at Selsey...



Charles Hall, buried in Chichester Cemetery, was one of the casualties from the raid mentioned in the topic Attack on Chichester, 10th February 1943. I've copied a photo from that topic which shows the scene at St. Martin's Street shortly after the raid - No.7 is the destroyed house.

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« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2017, 19:57:10 PM »

Charles Ernest Hall

Probate. Of Sunny Cottage, Terminus Rd, Chichester. Died at 7 St Martins St, Chichester. Admin to Evelyn Maud Hall, widow. Effects £8320
See attached from UK WW11 Civilian Deaths


In 1911 Charles with parents Frank & “Fanny”(Harriett?) & 2 siblings. Also 1 servant. At 7 St Martins St, Chichester.
Father, Charles & brother George were Grocers.

In 1939 Charles E(born 5.7.1883) & Evelyn M(born 13.12.1888) at 9 Terminus Rd, Chichester. Charles a Grocer Provision Merchant. Evelyn Unpaid Domestic Duties.
Fanny H(= Harriett) (born 24.10.1857) and George Hall(born 24.2.1885) and a servant at 7 St Martins St, Chichester. Fanny unpaid Domestic Duties, George Grocers Shop Assistant

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