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Reginald HALL

Date of birth29 September 1879
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchoolmaster
AddressHigh School, George Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs D F N Hall, Leake Street, Cottesloe, Western Australia
Enlistment date18 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name11th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Promotions

Captain


Unit: 11th Battalion
Promotion date: 20 February 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Great initiative and coolness in holding post against large numbers of the enemy. Courage and handling of men enabled services to be rendered. (Near Louveral 15 April 1917).
Recommendation date: 23 April 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He showed great initiative and coolness in holding his post against large numbers of the enemy.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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