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James HALL

Regimental number3318
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolWilliam Street Superior Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address6 Broughton Street, East Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinSister, F McCann, 6 Broughton Street, East Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceWas a corporal in the 25th Avenue Compulsory Training, Woolloomooloo, Sydney, NSW
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 8), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
157
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents:Thomas and Fanny McCann, 510 Bourke Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsNephew of Sgt George Harold Hall No. 1541, 14th M.G. Coy, late 1st Battalion. Killed at Bullecourt on 10th May, 1917.

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