Arthur Hall

Arthur Hall

Arthur Hall

Unit: NZEF, Canterbury Regiment, 1 Battalion

Conflict: WW1

Additional Details:

Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Hall, of Gapes Valley, Geraldine, New Zealand.

Biographical Notes:

Arthur left NZ from Wellington on the 15th October 1917, for Glasgow, Scotland. From there to Sling Camp in Wiltshire and on to Etaples, France, a month later.

The NZ Division were active in the area of Polygon Wood, Belgium, near Ypres, from November 1917, which is where Arthur was sent. He was Killed in Action in that area on 9th February 1918.

Public Contributions:

Arthur Hall was 19 years old when he enlisted at Ashburton, New Zealand 14/6/1917. He was the younger of 15 siblings, growing up at Gapes valley, Geraldine, South Canterbury. 3 of his older ... Read More

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  • Service Number: 58524
  • First Name: Arthur
  • Surname: Hall
  • Rank: Private
  • Date of Birth: Not known
  • Next of Kin: Thomas Hall (father), Gapes Valley, Geraldine, New Zealand
  • Occupation: Farmer
  • Nationality of Force: New Zealand
  • Force: Army
  • Unit: NZEF, Canterbury Regiment, 1 Battalion

Casualty Details

  • Date of death: 9 February 1918
  • Age: 20
  • Conflict: WW1
  • Cause of Death: Killed in action

Embarkation Details

  • Body of Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
  • Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
  • Embarkation Date: 15 August 1917
  • Transport: HMNZT 92
  • Vessel: Ruahine
  • Destination: Glasgow, Scotland

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph, Auckland War Memorial Museum