Background : Son of William James Hall and Julia Hall. Next of kin Frances Watson (sister).
Service & personal summary At enlistment : single. No previous military experience. Blue eyes, brown hair. Marks / scars : small scar lateral left elbow, scar lateral right elbow, scar front left knee, mole below left scapula, scar back of neck, scar back of thumb.
30/06/1941 Taken on strength Recruit Reception Depot Royal Park, Victoria.
02/07/1941 Granted leave without pay 02/07/1941 TO 08/07/1941.
09/07/1941 Rejoined unit from leave without pay.
16/07/1941 Transferred to Engineering Training Depot Puckapunyal, Seymour, Victoria.
17/07/1941 Transferred from Recruit Reception Depot Royal Park, Victoria.
21/08/1941 Detached to 6 Training Battalion Headquarters Darley Camp, Victoria.
15/10/1941 Rejoined unit (Bonegilla, Victoria) from 6 Training Battalion.
29/10/1941 Posted to Reinforcements 2/2 Pioneer Battalion.
02/11/1941 Embarked Sydney, New South Wales Convoy no. 13 on H.M.T. L.L.
24/11/1941 Disembarked Middle East.
21/01/1942 Marched out to 2/2 Australian Pioneer Battalion.
21/01/1942 Taken on strength from Pioneer Training Battalion Australian Imperial Forces.
31/01/1942 Embarked Middle East on S.S. Orcades.
18/02/1942 Disembarked Batavia, Java.
07/03/1942 Reported missing in action.
30/04/1942 Reported missing in action, Java and transferred to X list.
01/10/1942 Reported missing in action believed prisoner of war.
22/12/1943 Reported prisoner of war.
15/09/1945 Died of illness in Thailand whilst prisoner of war (tropical ulcers).
??/12/1945 Exhumed from Apalon Prisoner Of War Cemetery to Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Myanmar. A5 B. 3. by 34 Australian War Graves Unit.