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JAMES HALL

HALL,  JAMES 

RANK:   TROOPER/DRIVER        SERIAL NO:  11/1158                         

UNIT:    WELLINGTON MOUNTED RIFLES/N.Z. FIELD ARTILLERY

BORN:   18/09/1884  -  HAWKE’S BAY, N.Z.        

DIED:     12/01/1918        KILLED IN ACTION
              
PLACE:   IN THE FEILD, BELGIUM        

SINGLE:              RELIGION:   C of E

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   William and Mary HALL

SIBLINGS:   William HALL (brother), WAIPUKURAU

NEXT OF KIN:   Mr WILLIAM HALL (brother)

OCCUPATION:  LABOURER

EMPLOYER:   FRANKLIN BROS, DANNEVIRKE

LAST NZ ADDRESS: 

HEIGHT:              WEIGHT:                CHEST:   

COMP:                EYES:                    HAIR:  

EDUCATION:   

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   DIVISIONAL CEMETERY, IEPER,
                      WEST-VLAANDEREN, BELGIUM

ENLISTED:                       DATE:   15/02/1915  

MAIN BODY:               REINFORCEMENT:    5th    

MILITARY RECORD:
15/02/1915.  POSTED WELLINGTON MOUNTED RIFLES ‘B’ SQUADRON,
        TRENTHAM, AS A PRIVATE.
12/06/1915.  EMBARKED OVERSEAS FROM WELLINGTON ON HMNZT 25.
04/10/1915.  POSTED TO UNIT WELLINGTON MOUNTED RIFLES, MUDROS.
23/12/1915.  DISEMBARKED ALEXANDRIA FROM ANZAC, ON MS ‘HORORATA’.
01/01/1916.  ADMITTED N.Z. GENERAL HOSPITAL, CAIRO (INJURED EYE).
29/01/1916.  ADMITTED CONVALESCENT HOME, HELIOPOLIS.
14/02/1916.  RETURNED TO DUTY.
09/04/1916.  EMBARKED FOR FRANCE FROM ALEXANDRIA.
28/01/1917.  SENT TO HOSPITAL, U.K. ON LEAVE FROM FRANCE
10/04/1917.  TRANSFERRED TO N.Z. GENERAL HOSPITAL, HORNCHURCH.
15/04/1917.  TRANSFERRED TO CONVALESCENT DEPOT, HORNCHURCH.
12/05/1917.  DISCHARGED TO N.Z. FIELD DEPOT, CHADDERTON.
17/10/1917.  LEFT FOR FRANCE.
19/10/1917.  ATTACHED TO STRENGTH, ETAPLES.
24/10/1917.  MARCHED INTO CAMP IN THE FIELD.
11/11/1917.  MARCHED OUT TO DIVISION IN THE FIELD.
12/11/1917.  POSTED TO 7th BATTALION N.Z. FIELD ARTILLERY.
12/01/1918.  KILLED IN ACTION, IN THE FIELD, BELGIUM

 

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.
1914-18 STAR.