|Place of birth||Noradjuha, Victoria|
|Occupation||State school teacher|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Catherine Hassall, Rainbow, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in School Cadets, Melbourne High School; exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||46th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/63/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||46th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 20 October 1916; transshipped Sierra Leone to HT 'Argyllshire', 16 December 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 January 1917; marched in to 12th Training Bn, 12 January 1917.Admitted to hospital, Codford, 20 January 1917; rejoined 12th training Bn from hospital, 24 January 1917 (no further details recorded).
Proceeded overseas to France, 13 March 1917; taken on strength, 46th Bn, in the field, 18 March 1917.
Admitted to 53rd Casualty Clearing Station, 29 May 1917 (debility); transferred to Ambulance Train No 6, 30 May 1917, and admitted to Dublin Hospital, Boulogne (influenza); transferred to England, 9 June 1917, and admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham (influenza: slight); transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 23 July 1917; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 13 August 1917 (debility and influenza).
Marched out to No 4 Command Depot, Codford, 4 September 1917; marched in to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 8 November 1917.
Marched in to 12th Training Bn, Codford, 28 November 1917.
Appointed Temporary Lance Corporal, 4 April 1918; reverted to Private on being admitted to hospital, 20 June 1918.
Admitted to hospital, Codford, 18 June 1918 (influenza); rejoined 12th Training Brigade from hospital, 22 June 1918.
Attended Army Signalling School, Dunstable, 4-6 June 1918, and qualified First Class.
Promoted Temporary Corporal, 3 July 1918, and taken on strength, Permanent Cadre of 3rd Training Brigade Headquarters.
Reverted to Private, 1 October 1918.
Retransferred to 46th Bn, 1 October 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 30 October 1918; rejoined 46th Bn, 6 November 1918.
Appointed Temporary Sergeant (Instructor), 1 January 1919.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 15 April 1919.
Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Beltana', 2 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 19 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 31 October 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||76|
|Place of burial||Nhill Cemetery, Victoria|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HASSALL Rowland James|