Nova Scotia Archives

William Hall, VC

The Search for Medals of Honour

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Letter from Pullen to Constable and Company Limited asking about the VC and Campaign Medals belonging to William Hall. Searching for a copy of a photo of Hall in the "History of the VC" by Philip A. Wilkins.

Date: January 12, 1966

Reference: Rear Admiral Hugh F. Pullen Nova Scotia Archives Correspondence and other material relating to the medals of William Hall, VC 2023-020/001-01


Letter to Secretary, Lucknow Branch Royal Canadian Legion asking for information available on William Hall including potential photographs, what happened with the VC medals, and looking for the names of Hall's sisters' employers.

Date: January 12, 1966

Reference: Rear Admiral Hugh F. Pullen Nova Scotia Archives Correspondence and other material relating to the medals of William Hall, VC 2023-020/001-02


Reply from W.P. Oliver of Nova Scotia Department of Education enclosing articles on William Hall.

Date: January 12, 1966

Reference: Rear Admiral Hugh F. Pullen Nova Scotia Archives Correspondence and other material relating to the medals of William Hall, VC 2023-020/001-03


Typed transcription of "Memorial Service for a Brave Colored Hero" from Novascotian and Weekly Chronicle, September 30th, 1904, page 9, columns 1-2 (2 pages).

Date: September 30, 1904

Reference: Rear Admiral Hugh F. Pullen Nova Scotia Archives Correspondence and other material relating to the medals of William Hall, VC 2023-020/001-04


Typed transcription of "A Coloured Hero" from Morning Chronicle October 21st, 1901, page 5, column 4 (2 pages).

Date: October 21, 1901

Reference: Rear Admiral Hugh F. Pullen Nova Scotia Archives Correspondence and other material relating to the medals of William Hall, VC 2023-020/001-05


Letter informing Pullen that the Lucknow Branch had photographs but their location is unknown due to a fire.

Date: January 23, 1966

Reference: Rear Admiral Hugh F. Pullen Nova Scotia Archives Correspondence and other material relating to the medals of William Hall, VC 2023-020/001-06


Reply from Bradfield to January 12, 1966 letter informing Pullen that Constable and Company Limited no long hold the material used for "History of the VC".

Date: January 27, 1966

Reference: Rear Admiral Hugh F. Pullen Nova Scotia Archives Correspondence and other material relating to the medals of William Hall, VC 2023-020/001-07


Letter from W. Kaye Lamb, Dominion Archivist, discussing materials in the Public Archives of Canada and being unable to trace the Victoria Cross and other medals that belonged to William Hall.

Date: February 10, 1966

Reference: Rear Admiral Hugh F. Pullen Nova Scotia Archives Correspondence and other material relating to the medals of William Hall, VC 2023-020/001-08


Letter to War Medal Department Spink and Son LTD asking for assistance in locating William Hall's medals and provides information on the history of the medals.

Date: February 18, 1966

Reference: Rear Admiral Hugh F. Pullen Nova Scotia Archives Correspondence and other material relating to the medals of William Hall, VC 2023-020/001-09


Reply from Spink and Son Ltd to February 18, 1966 discussing that the relics were loaned by the Dominion of Canada.

Date: February 28, 1966

Reference: Rear Admiral Hugh F. Pullen Nova Scotia Archives Correspondence and other material relating to the medals of William Hall, VC 2023-020/001-10


Letters to the Secretary, Canada House, London, enquiring to find out what happened to the VC and campaign medals belonging to William Hall.

Date: March 2, 1966

Reference: Rear Admiral Hugh F. Pullen Nova Scotia Archives Correspondence and other material relating to the medals of William Hall, VC 2023-020/001-11


Replies from Secretary, Canada House, London discussing previous letters concerning a search for William Hall's VC medals, informing that the medals have been found.

Date: August 15, 1966

Reference: Rear Admiral Hugh F. Pullen Nova Scotia Archives Correspondence and other material relating to the medals of William Hall, VC 2023-020/001-12


Reply informing Pullen to get in touch with Colonel C.D. Thornton in Middlesex, Registrar of Holders of the Victoria Cross.

Date: March 10, 1966

Reference: Rear Admiral Hugh F. Pullen Nova Scotia Archives Correspondence and other material relating to the medals of William Hall, VC 2023-020/001-13


Letter to C.D. Thornton discussing the search for William Hall's Victoria Cross and campaign medals.

Date: March 15, 1966

Reference: Rear Admiral Hugh F. Pullen Nova Scotia Archives Correspondence and other material relating to the medals of William Hall, VC 2023-020/001-14


Letter with questions for C.D. Thornton about William Hall's VC

Date: August 15, 1966

Reference: Rear Admiral Hugh F. Pullen Nova Scotia Archives Correspondence and other material relating to the medals of William Hall, VC 2023-020/001-15


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