WW1 - Surnames starting with the letter V. 

Joseph Vallett

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:25th Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Canadian Infantry
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:BelgiumGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Elouges Communal Cemetery, Dour
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born at Flixton on the 25h August 1897.   There is no record of the birth
in the BMD records.   The son of Charles & Ellen Vallett 

1901 Census - No trace of him or his family.    However, his father's name
is recorded in the Electoral Registers - 1899 as residing at 54 Brook Road,
Flixton.   1900 at 57 Moorside Road, Flixton.   1901 - 1903 at 33 Balfour
Road, Flixton.

Together with his mother, he travelled from Liverpool to Halifax, Nova
Scotia on the 16th April 1909 on the S.S. Victorian sailing with the Allen
Line Steamship Co. Ltd.  His father had travelled to Halifax in 1903. 

1911 Census - No Trace of him or his family.

Joseph was residing at Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada at the time of his

His Canadian attestation form, signed on the 13th March 1916, at Halifax,
Nova Scotia, states that he was aged 18 years 8 months, 5 feet 9 inches in
height, had a 37/4 inch chest (fully expanded).   His complexion was:
medium, his eyes: hazel and his hair: dark brown.    The papers also state
that he was a Plumber by trade and that he had previously served in 'C'
Company, C.B. and had transferred across from them.    He had a scar on the
base of his index finger on his left hand and a scar on his upper lip.   He
weighed 139½ lb.

Religion - C. of  E.    He was unmarried and his mother - Mrs. Vallett,
Flixton, Lancashire, was listed as his next of kin.

Belgian M.I. - "Too dearly loved to be forgotten".

Commemorated on the private family gravestone in St. Michael's Churchyard,
Flixton.  M.I. - "Until the day breaks and the shadows flee away".

Post War his parents resided at 91 Moorside Road, Flixton.

His father, Charles died 08/06/1920 aged 55 years and his mother, Ellen
died 27/03/1948 aged 79 years.

His brother, William also died on active service.

Memorials found on:
St. Mary's (Davyhulme)
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