Malvern College First World War Casualty

Lieutenant Malcolm Wilfred Forester Hall

Photo of Malcolm Wilfred Forester Hall
House and time at Malvern: No 3, 1902 - 1905.

Regiment: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Died: 19 May 1917 aged 29 in France. Killed in action at Monchy-le-Preux.
Cemetery: Arras Memorial BAY 6

Born 20th Feb 1888. Son of Frances Adair-Hall, of 115, Cheriton Rd., Folkestone, and the late Col. Henry Adair-Hall of East View, Monkstown, co. Dublin.
Middle IV B—Modern II.
In business in Waterford.
Great War, 2nd Lieutenant 1914. 5th Bn. attd. 1st Bn. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Killed in action at Monchy-le-Preux, May 19, 1917.

'He received a commission in the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in September, 1914. He took part in the landing at Suvla Bay on August 15th, 1916, was severely wounded and invalided home. After a period of light duty he went out to France, when he took part in many of the great battles. He was reported wounded and Missing at Monchy-le-Preux (May 19th, 1917), and is now presumed to have been killed on that date. At the outbreak of war he was engaged in business in Waterford, where he enjoyed universal popularity.' (Malvernian, Dec 1919).

On 15th August 1915, at Gallipoli, he received a gun shot wound to the left foot and subsequently caught scarlet fever.

Service record: WO 339/25435

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