Welcome to Living Brook Benefice, and the churches of St John the Baptist, Piddington with Horton, St John the Baptist, Quinton and St Edmund, King and Martyr, Hardingstone, Northamptonshire in the diocese of Peterborough
may have noticed a new sign on the gate at the church of St John the
Baptist, Piddington, which tells us that at this location there is a Commonwealth War Grave. If you have any more information, please email us.
The person buried here is Reginald Ernest George Hall, who is recorded at the CWG site as:
Service Number T/179137
Royal Army Service Corps
Son of Edward Ernest Hall, and Dora Emma Hall of Northampton; husband of Lucy E. Hall.
was the son of the Edward Hall who is commemorated on the Hackleton War
Memorial (at the bottom of Piddington Lane). Our local researchers
have found census data to show that Edward Hall lived at 9 Hackleton in
1911, with the Chapmans, and was in Okeford in 1901, where he is also
remembered on a war memorial.
Reginald was born on 26th September 1915 in Hackleton. He died during WWII, and his grave is in the churchyard (left).