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Eric Arthur HALL

Regimental number1218
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolTrinity School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLinotype operator
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMrs Alfred Cooks, 20 Mary Street, North Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets, Hobart
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe died on the was to the Dressing Station.
FateDied of wounds 18 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBroodseinde, Passchendaele, Belgium
Age at death22.6
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSanctuary Wood Cemetery (Plot III, Row H, Grave NO. 2), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Son of Mrs E. CROOKS, 20 Mary Street North Hobart, Tasmania, and the late John HALL. Also recorded in Memorial Register No. 29, The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Family/military connectionsYes, brother to the Late L/Cpl Norman Hall who was killed in actionand buried 1 1/4 miles north east of Pozierres on august, 13th, 1916.

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