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William Victor HALL

Regimental number2076
Date of birth30 May 1888
Place of birthSt Olave, Southwark, Rotherhite, Surrey, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Gertrude Georgina Hall, 'Norwood', Deighton Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date13 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1917
Discharge date15 November 1917
Other details

War service: embarked from Brisbane, 7 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 2 November 1916. Marched into 3rd Divisional Training Bn, Hurdcott, 16 November 1916. Proceeded overseas to France, 20 December 1916; taken on strength, 41st Bn, 26 January 1917.

Appointed Lance Corporal, 12 March 1917.

Wounded in action, Lagnicourt-Noreuil sector, 15 April 1917 (gun shot wound, right leg); admitted to 9th Australian Field Ambulance, 15 April 1917; transferred to 2nd Casualty Clearing Station, 15 April 1917; to 13th General Hospital, Boulogne, 18 April 1917; evacuated to England, 20 April 1917, and admitted to Eastbourne Military Hospital (gun shot wound, both legs and arms), 21 April 1917. Transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, 24 May 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board Hospital Ship No. 1 'Karoola', 3 July 1917; discharged Brisbane, 15 November 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death22 October 1951
Age at death63
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium, Mt Gravatt, Brisbane, Queensland

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