|Place of birth||Whyte, Yarcowie, South Australia|
|School||Whyte Public School, South Australia|
|Address||Orroroo, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Jessie Wall, Orroroo, South Australia|
|Place of enlistment||Keswick, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on
|The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Battle of Fromelles, France|
|Age at death||27.9|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 6), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Mrs Jessie WALL.|
|Family/military connections||Cousins: 1780 Pte Albert Percy MEADOWS, 10th Bn, died of wounds, 26 July 1916; [?] 3680 Sapper William Henry BAKER, 13th Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 5 April 1916.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 18 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 18 December 1915.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Posted missing, 20 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 12 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 20 July 1916'.
Note, Red Cross File No 2840304: 'No trace Germany[.] Cert. by Capt. Mills. 10.10.19.'
Statement, 53 Lance Corporal M.M. BROWN, A Company, 32nd Bn, 7 February 1917: 'After the fight at Fromelles on the date mentioned [20 July 1916] I was told by my chum Cpl. Atkinson of my section[,] No. 10 Section, 3 Pl., A Co, that he[,] Blacksell and Wall were all charging together when a shell burst and killed Wall and Blacksell instantly without touching himself and that he had had a wonderful escape. This happened within a few yards of our trench, just after they had gone over the parapet.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, WALL Leonard George
Red Cross file 2840304