Lt. Herbert Alfred Ball M.M., RFA

1882 Sep 23. Born Toronto, Canada (from 1911 UK census) of Irish parents. His father was a farmer. Says Oxford in RIC

1891 Canada census. At Mendonte, Ontario with family

1903 Aug 11 Enlisted in US army, but was discharged in October

1911 census At Bulford Barracks, Wilts, a Gunner 138th Battery R F A, Born Ontario, Canada

1914 Aug 19. Landed in France with 5 Divisional Ammunition Column,

1916 Sep 14 Gazetted MM. 38924 Sjt. H. A. Ball, R.F.A.

1917 Feb 21. The undermentioned Wt. and N.C.O's. to be 2nd Lts. for service in the Field: — R.F.A.— Serjt. Herbert Alfred Ball. Lt with 158 Trench Mortar Battery

1918 Aug 21. R.F.A.—The undermentioned 2nd Lts. to be Lts., H. A. Ball, M.M.

1918 Nov 9. 2nd Lt H A Ball MM to be temp Lt while employed as a Balloon Commander

1919 Nov 23. Lt H A Ball M.M RFA relinquishes his temp. RAF commission on retirement from the army

1920 Dec 29. Joined ADRIC with service no 1373. Posted to M Coy

1921 Mar 18 Promoted Section Leader

1922 Jan 20. Discharged at demobilisation of ADRIC

1925 Jun 18. MIC shows him in Sutton, Surrey

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