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William James HALL

Regimental number109
Place of birthKensington, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressGreenvale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 9"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinIsiah Hall, Greenvale, near Broadmeadows, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 29th Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 14 November 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 32), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Isaiah and Annie HALL, "Mittagong", Napier Crescent, Essendon, Victoria. Native of Greenvale, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 15 May 1915.

Sick to hospital, Gallipoli, 14 August 1915; transferred to Malta, and admitted to Cottonera Military Hospital, 20 August 1915 (sickness: slight); transferred to All Saints' Hospital, 29 August 1915; rejoined regiment, Gallipoli, 25 October 1915.

Killed in action, 14 November 1915.

Buried by Rev. W. DEXTER, Shell Green Cemetery, 15 November 1915.

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

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