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Leslie Ruskin HALL

Regimental number701
Place of birthBelfast, Co Antrim, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCook
AddressGeorge Street, Millers Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 10.5"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinFather, J. R Hall, 52 Cornwall Road, Belfast, Ireland
Previous military service9 Months, Duke of Connanphly Rifles ,in Canada; 5.5 Years in Royal Navy.
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name1st Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 February 1915
Discharge date3 April 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked, Sydney, 18 October 1914; disembarked, Suez, Egypt,.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kyarra', 3 February 1915; disembarked, Melbourne, 11 March 1915; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 3 April 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HALL Leslie Ruskin

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