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Harold Albert HALL

Regimental number2798
Date of birth15 November 1898
Place of birthKadina, South Australia
SchoolKadina Public School; St Peter's College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGrave Street, Kadina, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E A Hall, Grave Street, Kadina, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets for 3 years in Kadina, South Australia.
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe died whilst a Prisoner of War in Germany.
FateDied of disease 17 September 1917
Place of death or woundingGermany
Age at death18.10
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCabaret-Rouge British Cemetery (XVI. G. 1.), Souchez, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Kadina Memorial High School Roll of Honour, South Australia. Parents: Charles and Edith HALL, Beaufort Street, Woodville, South Australia
Family/military connectionsUncle: a Lieutenant who died at Gallipoli.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded; invalided to Malta; recovered and returned to duty. Taken prisoner of war, Bullecourt, France, 11 April 1916. Contracted illness through hardship and deprivation; died 17 September 1917, Feldlay.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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