The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Hall
First Name:
Douglas Charles John
Nick Name:
Doug
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX10370
Classification:
Driver
Company:
‘B’ Company, No. 8 Platoon.
Enlisted:
18.12.1940
DOB:
23.02.1919
Place of Birth:
Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Algernon William John Hall
Mothers's Name:
Kathleen Rose Hall
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Truck Driver
Memorial:
Kranji War Cemetery, Plot 2, Row C, Grave 5, Age 25.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp and Barracks Changi, Sarangoon Road Camp, Sime Road Camp
Force:
'H' Force Thailand Group No. 3
Cause of Death:
Septic Thrombosis
Place of Death:
Australian General Hospital at Roberts Barracks Changi
Date of Death:
21.05.1944
Buried:
A.I.F. Cemetery Changi, Grave No. 134

General Description

Soldier was evacuated to A. G. H. Roberts Barracks with septic thrombosis pyaemia of the right iliac vein. He was buried on 21.5.1944 at 1430 hours. The funeral service was conducted by Chaplain M. K. Jones from 8th Division Headquarters. Captain Tom Bunning wrote that he was buried with the greatest possible approach to full Military Honours and on the sounding of the ‘Last Post’ all within earshot stood to attention in respect of him. Soldier had also been wounded at West Mandai.

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D C J Hall

 

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Hall Doug West Australian 8 October 1946

 

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Serangoon Road Camp - Singapore
  • Sime Road Camp - Singapore
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