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Albert Ball

Captain

Service No. Unknown

Age 20

Died on 7 May 1917

Royal Flying Corps

ANNOEULLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY AND GERMAN EXTENSION

Nord, France

Legion d'Honneur (France); Order of St. George, 4th Class (Russia). Son of Sir Albert Ball, J.P., of Stansted House, Wollaton Park, Nottingham.

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Emma Ball

Captain Albert Ball was my husbands great great uncle and we are very proud of his service to his country. We will always remember you.

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Matthew Collins

You were not only the finest of aviators, but the bravest. You were the inspiration for my own determination to be a pilot. Rest in peace

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alison thompson

Captain Albert Ball My great great grandmother Laura was your auntie You are remembered every year with love Alison XX

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A friend in respect

We will remember them. Today, Tomorrow, Forever.

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Emily Smith

My Great Grandmother's cousin and my son's hero. We are proud of you and thankful for you sacrifice.

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Mubarak Al Ameri

Thank you, for your sacrifice in the first world war and you will truly be remembered by many of your friends, family and me

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Clair Bowman

I wish I had known you and had a chance to thank you for everything you gave to us who survive you.

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Christopher Vernon Greenhough

RIP your family will always remember your actions and service.

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Legion Supporter

In memory of my great Uncle Captain Albert Ball VC elder brother of my grandfather Arthur Cyril Ball. Never forgotten by a very proud family

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Legion Supporter

In memory of a very brave young man of whom my family are very proud. He was my grandfathers brother so my mothers uncle and my great uncle.

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Nigel Payne

At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them.

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Legion Supporter

At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them.

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Legion Supporter

A beacon after the dark times of the Somme, an example to those that followed. The 'Firebirds' will always remember you. XO 56 Sqn.

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MICHAEL DAVID THORNE

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Emily Smith

At Albert Ball's memorial he will,always be remembered.

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Unfortunately, I have no firsthand story, but a little one about how I first found out about Albert Ball. I never knew who Captain Ball was ...

Clair Bowman

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