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Frank Sunderland HALL

Date of birth24 April 1890
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRangers Road, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, F S Hall, Rangers Road, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name20th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion


Unit: 20th Battalion
Promotion date: 27 August 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 7 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1918

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He organized his men under very heavy fire and gallantly led them forward to their objective. Later, he ably organized the defence of the captured position.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133
Date: 21 August 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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