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Hall, Konrad Spencer (1894–?)

Konrad Spencer Hall, n.d. photographer unknown

Konrad Spencer Hall, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

KONRAD SPENCER HALL was born 22nd December, 1894, at Noarlunga, South Australia, the son of Mr. Spencer A. Hall, Manager of the Bank of Adelaide, at McLaren Vale, South Australia, and Mrs. Jessie Hall. He was educated at St. Peter’s Collegiate School, Adelaide.

Konrad Spencer Hall entered the service of the Bank of New South Wales at Adelaide on 26th June, 1913, and in the following April was transferred to Port Adelaide.

He enlisted in the A.I.F. on 11th August, 1914, and went into training at Broadmeadows Camp, Victoria. On 20th October he embarked for Egypt and was a member of the Expeditionary Force which landed on Gallipoli on 25th April, 1915. He was in action there until the end of the following May when he returned to Egypt and was sent to France as despatch rider in March, 1916. Receiving promotion to lieutenant in the following December, he was posted to the 2nd Battalion, with which he served until July, 1918. During the time he was in France he took part in many severe engagements, including the Battles of the Somme, Pozieres, Hermies, Bullecourt, Passchendaele and Hazebrouck, and was fortunate in escaping severe wounds.

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'Hall, Konrad Spencer (1894–?)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/hall-konrad-spencer-22832/text32279, accessed 27 February 2020.

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