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Charles Frederick HALL

Regimental number1041
Place of birthHokianga, New Zealand
ReligionNo religion
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Ernest C Hall, Waimanahu Valley, Hokianga Valley, New Zealand
Enlistment date27 October 1914
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 14 June 1917

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Military Medal

'Gunner HALL showed great grit and pluck in patrolling and maintaining his lines during the operations of the 7th/8th June before MESSINES. Although enemy shell fire repeatedly cut the wires, he persevered and eventually maintained communication to Battery position.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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