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tracking down Stapleford warhero Sgt A.D.Hall
« on: Sunday 25 September 16 15:53 BST (UK) »
In 2004 we erected a warmemorial at Netersel in remembrance of an aircrew who where killed in an crash with a 149 sqdn Stirling bomber BK703 in the night of 29th June 1943. This with the attendance of crew relatives who unveiled the memorial. Sadly I got no luck to track down other crew relatives among them 24 year old Sgt Alfred Douglas Hall who was an airgunner on this crew and aircraft. His servicenumber was 957304 and was the son of John and Hannah Hall, of Stapleford,Nottinghamshire. Sgt Hall and F/Sgt C.V.Howden shared one grave. In the meantime i got in touch with the family of Charlie Howden. We do hope that we get succesfull this time to tracking down Sgt A.D.Hall's relatives with your help.

Thank you so much,
Adrian van Zantvoort(The Netherlands)
Bomber Command research during WW2 in the South Eastern part of The Netherlands. Especially aircraft crash research and locating their crews.

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Re: tracking down Stapleford warhero Sgt A.D.Hall
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 25 September 16 21:55 BST (UK) »
Do you believe this is his birth:

Births March quarter  1919 
 Alfred D Hall  mother's maiden name  Wright       Basford    7b   334

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Re: tracking down Stapleford warhero Sgt A.D.Hall
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 28 September 16 05:43 BST (UK) »
Could be!!  Thanks for your response. I hope that there are more to discover.

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Adrian
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Re: tracking down Stapleford warhero Sgt A.D.Hall
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 28 September 16 06:43 BST (UK) »
I was tentative in suggesting it, as I could not see a marriage for John Hall and Hannah Wright, but this could be it:

Marriages March quarter 1917 
Jack Hall    Basford    7b   316   
Hannah Wright    Basford    7b   316 

There are many Hall/Wright births in Basford, but also other Hall/Wright marriages there (and throughout the county) so difficult to identify siblings.

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Re: tracking down Stapleford warhero Sgt A.D.Hall
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 04 October 16 19:40 BST (UK) »
On the 1939 index there shows a John Hall and a Hannah Hall, both in Beeston and Stapleford U. D.  Both have a birth year of 1895.  This may help narrow them down to find potential cousins of ADH.