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Herbert William HALL

Regimental number243
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressReynella, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elisa Hall, Frogmore, Wandsworth, London SW, England
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1915
Discharge date31 March 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 2 March 1915.

Evacuated from Gallipoli, 16 May 1915 (dementia); admitted to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 27 May 1915 (contusion); discharged to Base Details, 5 June 1915.

Admitted to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, 13 August 1915; transferred to England, 13 September 1915, and admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, 24 September 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board 'Star of England', 12 December 1915 (shell shock); discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 31 March 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 4297 Herbert William HALL for second period of service.
Date of death6 July 1936 Death attributed to war service.
Age at death59
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, HALL Herbert William

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