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Albert Clement HALL

Regimental number1952
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressBerringa, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J Hall, Berringa, Victoria
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and able leadership during the attack north of Rosiers, on 9th August 1918. In charge of a platoon, he led his men forward under heavy fire and carried his objective. During the attack on Lihons, on 11th August, he again took his objective in face of strong opposition, and when the enemy counter attacked he led his platoon over the top with the bayonet and threw them into confusion. He did fine work.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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