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Charles Harold HATT

Regimental number911
Date of birth13 March 1894
Place of birthHawthorn, Victoria
True NameHALL, Charles Harold
OccupationLetter carrier
AddressStanton, Balaclava Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 8.5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lucy Hatt, Stanton, Balaclava Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; 3 months in the 19th Battery, Australian Field Artillery: still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSt Kilda, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1915
Discharge date1 April 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action (gun shot wound, off right lung), and admitted to HS 'Galeka', 1 May 1915; transferred to England (via Malta), and admitted to 2nd Western General Hospital, Manchester, 5 June 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT 'Suevic', 8 October 1915; arrived Melbourne, 20 November 1915; discharged, Melbourne, 1 April 1916.

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

Statutory declaration, 18 May 1942, declared true name to be Charles Harold HALL.
Date of death7 September 1966
Age at death72
Place of burialWoden Cemetery, Australian Capital Territory
SourcesNAA: B2455, HATT Charles Harold

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