Harry Albert HALL

Regimental number3160
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLaunching Place, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 5.75"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinFather, Alexander McKie Hall, Launching Place, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 October 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3160A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1918
Discharge date9 July 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3159 Pte Alexander Edward HALL, 37th Bn, killed in action, 12 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 16 December 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 18 February 1917, and marched in to 15th training Bn, Hurdcott.

Transferred to 67th Bn, Perham Downs, 28 April 1917.

Found guilty, 21 May 1917, of being absent without leave, midnight, 18 May, to 8 am, 21 May 1917: awarded 4 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited 6 days' pay.

Letter 'A' affixed to regimental number owing to duplication, 15 August 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 25 August 1917; taken on strength, 37th Bn, in the field, 1 September 1917.

Admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance, 9 October 1917 (influenza), and transferred to 10th Casualty Clearing Station; to 18th General Hospital, Camiers, 10 October 1917 (gastric ulcer); to England, 15 October 1917, and admitted to Queen Mary's Military Hospital, Whalley, Lancashire (influenza: severe).

Found guilty, Queen Mary's Hospital, 27 December 1917, of being absent without leave from 5.30 pm, 26 December, to 5.45 am, 27 December 1917: admonished, and forfeited 2 days' pay under Royal Warrant.

Discharged from hospital on furlough, 1 January 1918, to report to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 15 January 1918.

Found guilty, Hurdcott, 17 January 1918, of being absent without leave from 3.30 pm, 15 January, to 2 pm, 16 January 1918: admonished, and forfeited 2 days' pay under Royal Warrant.

Admitted to Fovant Military Hospital, 22 January 1918 (not yet diagnosed); transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 26 March 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Dunluce Castle', 8 April 1918 (gastric ulcer); discharged, Melbourne, 9 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 1451 Harry HALL for first period of service.
Date of death7 July 1965
Age at death70
Place of burialCarlyle Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, HALL Harry Albert