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Regimental number502
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMerton, Glenorchy, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Height5' 7"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E E Basselot-Hall, Merton, Glenorchy, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 August 1916
Place of enlistmentHobart, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 4, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/9/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918
Discharge date6 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, remained at duty, 29 October 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 8 November 1918; discharged (medically unfit: debility), Hobart, 6 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BASSELOT-HALL Thomas

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