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Norman Crooks HALES

Regimental number35329
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationJoiner
Address3 Princes Park, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 11"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Hales, 3 Princes Park, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date10 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 January 1917
Place of enlistmentHobart, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 27
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Armagh', 5 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 18 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Hobart, 5 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 October 1948
Age at death56
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, HALES Norman Crooks

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