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Lionel William Baird Hall

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Headstone of Lance Corporal Lionel William Baird Hall (4/1081A). Motor Car Corner Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BECW8691). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Lance Corporal Lionel William Baird Hall (4/1081A). Motor Car Corner Cemetery, Comines- …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lionel William Baird AWMM
  • Surname
    Hall AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 4/1081A AWMM
    • WWI 4/541A AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 July 1898 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Arney Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Thomas Hall (father), Arney Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 4/1081A AWMM
    • WWI 4/541A AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Thomas Hall and Helen Baird Hall, Arney Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Left NZ in 1914, saw continuous service in Egypt, Gallipoli, and France. He was well-known throughout the whole company for his devotion to duty, and his quiet, cheery manner and unselfishness had won for him the affection and esteem of all who knew him. Was attached to NZ Engineers L.W.B. Div., Signals Company.

    Listed with service number 4/1081A on the Nominal Roll AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 June 1917 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Motor Car Corner Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM A 13 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Chronicles of the N.Z.E.F. 25.6.1919, p.1 AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Memorial Plaque
    St David's Presbyterian Church
    68 Khyber Pass
    Grafton
    Auckland
    New Zealand Public - Helen - Researcher - 9 April 2015 - The Story of St David's Presbyterian Church by W. M Ryburn 1864-1964
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Memorial plaque, St Mark's Anglican Church, 95 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • St David's Church, 68 Khyber Pass Road, Grafton, Auckland 1071 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
21 November 2018MatthewWellington Researcher
10 April 2018AllanRotoruaResearcher
09 April 2015Helen Auckland, New ZealandResearcher

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