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Colin Hally

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  • Service number
    23935 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Lieutenant AWMM
    New Zealand Machine Gun Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Full length portrait of Sergeant C Hally. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-H531. No known copyright.
Full length portrait of Sergeant C Hally. (Photographer: Her … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Colin AWMM
  • Surname
    Hally AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    23935 AWMM
  • Gender
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Solicitor AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Hally (mother), Valmai, Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    23935 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Cross (MC) AWMM
    For acts of gallantry in the field. He organised and led a successful raid on the enemy trenches, displaying great courage and determination throughout.' London Gazette 11/12/1916 AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 27 May 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 54 or HMNZT 55 AWMM
    Vessel was Willochra or Tofua AWMM
    Second Lieutenant AWMM
    13th Reinforcements, Auckland Infantry Battalion, A Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Lieutenant AWMM
    New Zealand Machine Gun Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James and Elizabeth Hally, of Cambridge

    Two sons, brothers Colin Hally (23935) MC and Charles James Hally (12/363) were killed in WW1.

    Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
  • Date of death
    6 April 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Somme, Northern France, France AWMM
  • Death notes
    Somme, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps, Somme, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    IV. G. 3. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Cambridge War Memorial, Queen Street, Cambridge, New Zealand AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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