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Charles Benjamin HALL

Regimental number887
Place of birthBenalla, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressOrange Grove, Goorambat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 7.5"
Weight159 lbs
Next of kinBrother, James Hall, Orange Grove, Goorambat, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 March 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 July 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Fate incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as Died of Disease.
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
101
Other details

War service: Form B103 missing several pages; begins in 1916.

Admitted to Hospital, Heliopolis, Egypt, June 1915 (cerebro-meningitis); listed as 'dangerously ill'.

Admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, 24 September 1915.

Proceeded from Weymouth to join the British Expeditionary Force, 8 June 1916.

Wounded in action, 29 July 1916 (gun shot wounds, arms and legs); died of wounds, 44th Casualty Clearing Station, 29 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HALL Charles Benjamin

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