Corporal and Bandsman Earnest Hall

 

Corporal and Bandsman Earnest Hall (about 26) of the 1st Battalion, The Buffs/East Kent Regiment (Labbacallee near Glanworth)

Date of incident: 26 Nov. 1920

Sources: CE, 29 Nov., 4 Dec. 1920, 1 Feb. 1921; FJ, 29 Nov. 1920; II, 28, 29 Nov., 3 Dec. 1920; CC, 4 Dec. 1920; CWN, 4 Dec. 1921; II, 29 Jan. 1921; RIC County Inspector’s Monthly Report, Cork City and East Riding, Nov. 1920 (CO 904/113, TNA); Thomas Barry’s WS 430, 10-12 (BMH); Seámus O’Mahony’s WS 730, 6-7 (BMH); William C. Regan’s WS 1069, 3-4 (BMH); O’Donoghue (1954, 1986), 108-9; ‘The Irish Rebellion in the 6th Division Area’, Irish Sword, 27 (Spring 2010), 140; irishmedals.org (accessed 28 July 2014); Commonwealth War Graves Commission; http://www.cairogang.com/soldiers-killed/list-1921.html; http://www.cairogang.com/soldiers-killed/glanworth/hall/hall.html; http://www.cairogang.com/soldiers-killed/glanworth/glanworth.html (accessed 1 Aug. 2014). 

 

Note: On the evening of 26 November 1920, Volunteers ambushed a military patrol from Fermoy at Labbacallee Hill, a few miles from Glanworth. Killed in the ambush were Corporal Hall and Bandsman Gammon. Four other soldiers were wounded. Hall was buried in Streatham Cemetery at Wandsworth in the greater London metropolitan area.

 


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