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Amos Thomas Hall

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Amos Hall's name is inscribed inside Runnymede Memorial.

Amos Hall's name is inscribed inside Runnymede Memorial.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Amos Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Hall AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ402130 AWMM
    • WWII 402130 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 September 1913 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Divorced AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in air operation on 2nd operation during a convoy strike off the West Fresian Islands AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Amos Hall was the son of Robert William Hall, and of Catherine Olive Hall, of Dalmore, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
    • Amos was a renown goalkeeper (Soccer) in Dunedin. On the 20/9/27 he represented Otago as an Otago schoolboy rep. vs. Australia Schoolboys. In 1930 he won the Colin Aitcheson Medal for Most Improved Senior Goalkeeper while with High School Old Boys. He kept for the Northern club from 1931 until transferring to Mosgiel in 1937 through 1940. He was a full Otago Rep. in 1939 vs. Auckland. Amos always wore a bright yellow jersey when playing. Public - Peter Bruce - Researcher - 12 April 2015 - Information published by Otago Daily Times and by Mosgiel AFC records as researched by myself. A contemporary of Amos' recalls the yellow jumper and the light colour on orthographic film would agree with this.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 November 1941 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/1799108
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch: Volplane Press. Vol. 1, pg.153; Vol 3, pg.225. AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
20 July 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
12 April 2015Peter BruceMelbourne, AustraliaResearcher

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