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Major Eric Walter John Ball

Birth31 OCT 1903
Reside1911
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Death1 OCT 1989
or possibly Bournemouth, Hampshire County
Aged: 85.9 years

Eric Balls' parents were John Daniel Ball, a grocer; and Mabel Lily Bryan, a Salvation Army officer.

He was one of three sons of Jack and Lily Ball. Lily was born a Baptist and joined the Salvation Army at an early age. She was a Captain when she married Jack Ball in 1902. He was the eldest of 16 children, whose parents were also Salvationists. The father owned a small chain of grocers shops.

Olive ______

Birth29 MAR 1902
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  1. Wikipedia
  2. FamilySearch England and Wales Census, 1911
  3. Website:"Erik, Emil, Eric, Phil & Ray...a perspective" by B/M Robert Getz (R); about 5 influential Salvation Army musicians;
  4. Website:"Eric Ball, His Life and Music, 1903-1989," Dennis Taylor, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2002; the first 16 pages of story and photos;
  5. Website:"Eric Ball in Cornwall," Phillip Hunt; photo and article;
  1. Website:"Eric Ball, His Life and Music, 1903-1989," Dennis Taylor, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2002; the first 16 pages of story and photos;
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