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Sydney Raymond HALL

Date of birth17 December 1884
Place of birthWattle Street, Fullarton, South Australia
SchoolUnley Public School and School of Mines, South Australia
Age on arrival in Australia32
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCivil servant
Address48 Wattle Street East, Frewville, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Height6' 0"
Weight178 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs May Hall, 48 Wattle Street East, Frewville, South Australia
Previous military serviceWas second in command, 22nd Engineers, at time of enlisting. Prior to this he belonged to No. 7 Company, Australian Signallers.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name10th Battalion, Headquarters
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 RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 29), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Katherine HALL; husband of Mary HALL, 48 Wattle Street, Fullarton, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

Killed in action, 25 April 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HALL Sydney Raymond

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