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Arthur HALL

Regimental number762
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCellarman
Address30 Malakoff Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinF Hall, 30 Malakoff Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 19 May 1918

FateReturned to Australia 28 August 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'During an enemy attack on the platoon post near STRAZEELE on the morning of the 14th June 1918, Lance Corporal HALL organised a party and moved forward to intercept the enemy who were endeavouridng to envelop one of our posts. By his iniative and example his party prevented the post on the flank from being surrounded.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 15
Date: 4 February 1919

Bar to Military Medal

2nd Bar to Military Medal

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal & 2 Bars, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 June 1961
Place of burialCheltenham Memorial Park Cemetery

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