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Walter HALL

Regimental number386
Place of birthPeterbough, Northamptonshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTholomas Drake, Wisbeck, Cambridgeshire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 4"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinGeorge Hall, Tholomas Drake, Wisbeck, Cambridgeshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 February 1915
Place of enlistmentRoma, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 July 1918
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot IX, Row E, Grave No. 12), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 4 September 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria, ex-Mudros, 9 January 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 14 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 19 March 1916.

Wounded in action, 5 August 1916; admitted to No 3 Casualty Clearing Station, 5 August 1916 (gunshot wound, right shoulder); transferred to No 11 General Hospital, 5 August 1916; to Convalescent Depot, 10 August 1916; marched into Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 13 August 1916.

Rejoined 25th Bn, 24 August 1916.

Admitted to No 3 Casualty Clearing Station, 1 September 1916 (old wounds, septic); transferred to Ambulance Train, 2 September 1916; to No 13 General Hospital, 3 September 1916; to England, 5 September 1916; to No 2 Northern General Hospital, Beckett's Park, Leeds, 5 September 1916 (inflammation of connective tissues, right shoulder); to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, 16 November 1916; discharged, 20 November 1916, and marched into No 4 Command Depot, Harefield, the same day.

Marched into Infantry Draft Depot, Perham Downs, 17 January 1917.

Marched out of Infantry Draft Depot, 23 January 1917; marched into No 1 Command Depot, 7 February 1917.

Marched into No 4 Command Depot, 16 March 1917.

Transferred to, and taken on strength of 69th Bn, 23 March 1917.

Marched out to 69th Draft Bn, 19 September 1917, and transferred to 25th Bn the same day.

Admitted to No 1 Australian Dermatological Hospital, 5 October 1917; marched into 69th Draft Bn, 16 October 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France from Overseas Training Bde, 2 November 1917; marched into 2nd Australian Divisional Base Depot, 3 November 1917.

Proceeded to unit, 6 November 1917; taken on strength of 25th Bn, 9 November 1917.

Posted as missing in action, 4 July 1918.

Buried, 26 July 1918.

Now, 23 August 1918, reported as 'Killed in Action, 4 July 1918'.

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

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