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James HALL

Regimental number9921
Place of birthCoal, Tyrone, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRoyal Naval College, Jervis Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 9"
Weight177 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Hall, Madden Hotel, Fandraggie, Ireland
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Territorial Forces, Scotland; time expired.
Enlistment date15 October 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 17 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 20 April 1919
Discharge date3 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength of Divisional Ammunition Column and posted to No. 1 Section, Cairo, Egypt, 24 January 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 26 March 1916; disembarked, Marseilles, France, 3 April 1916; taken on strength of 21st Field Ambulance Brigade, 15 May 1916; transferred to 1st Brigade, 24 January 1917.

Proceeded on leave, 11 September 1917; rejoined from leave, 21 September 1917.

Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance (influenza), 20 June 1918; transferred to 58th Casualty Clearing Station, 20 June 1918; rejoined unit from Hospital, 26 June 1918.

Proceeded on leave to the United Kingdom, 21 October 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 7 November 1918. Marched out for return to Australia, 12 February 1919; marched out to England via Havre, 24 February 1919; marched into Parkhouse from France, 25 February 1919; marched out to R.B.A.A, 20 March 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Boonah', 20 April 1919; disembarked, Sydney, 11 June 1919; discharged, Sydney, 3 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HALL James

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