|Place of birth||Moonta, South Australia|
|Address||60 Park Street, West Brunswick, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs M Jewell, 60 Park Street, West Brunswick, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 6 months, Citzen Military Forces, South Australia.|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Sergeant|
|Unit name||21st Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/38/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 18), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 29 August 1915.
Admitted to 19th General Hospital, Alexandria, 21 November 1915 (enteritis); transferred to 2nd General Hospital, Cairo, 3 December 1915; to No 3 Auxiliary Hospital, Cairo, 3 December 1915 (enteric); to Overseas Base, 28 December 1915; discharged to unit, 5 February 1916; rejoined unit, Moascar, 7 March 1916.
Transferred to 57th Bn, and taken on strength, Ferry Post, 1 April 1916.
Transferred to 60th Bn, 4 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Statement, Red Cross File No 1440303, 5389 Corporal L.A. HALL, 59th Bn (patient, No 16 General Hospital, Le Treport), 10 November 1916: He was killed in the charge. I brought in his pay-book and handed it to the O.C. of C. Coy.'Note on file: 'No trace Germany. Cert, by Capt. Mills. 10.10.19.'
|Sources||NAA: B2455, JEWELL William Benjamin Thomas
Red Cross File No 1440303