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Sydney HALL

Regimental number2789
Place of birthMannanarie, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressMannanarie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.7
Height5' 8.25"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Hall, Mannanarie, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date12 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 July 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Discharge date15 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1687 Pte Thomas Henry HALL, 50th Bn, killed in action, 16 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suffolk', 12 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 15 July 1919.

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

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