HALL, Robert Stewart
(Service number 15169)

Aliases Born Stewart Robert Hall. Died as Stuart Robert Hall
First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 18 April 1897 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date 6 April 1916 Age 20 years
Address at Enlistment Loco Dept, Railways, Timaru; 19 Maitland Street, Dunedin
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience 4th Otago, A Company
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs Hannah HALL (mother), 19 Maitland Street, Dunedin
Religion Church of England
Medical Information Height 5 feet 6¼ inches. Weight 145 lbs. Chest measurement 32-35¾ inches. Complexion dark. Eyes hazel. Hair brown. Sight - both eyes 6/6. Hearing & colour vision both good. Limbs well formed. Full & perfect movement of all joints. Chest well formed. Heart & lungs normal. No illnesses. Free from hernia, varicocele, varicose veins, haemorrhoids, inveterate or contagious skin disease. Vaccinated. good bodily & mental health. Slight defect but not sufficient to cause rejection - slight stammer. No fits. Fit.

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 15th Reinforcements, Otago Infantry Battalion, D Company
Date 26 July 1916
Transport Waitemata or Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Otago Regiment

Military Awards

Campaigns Western European
Service Medals British War Medal; Victory Medal
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date 12 August 1918 Reason No longer physically fit for war service on account of illness contracted on Active Service.

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 16 July 1960 Age 63 years
Place of Death Timaru
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Robert Stewart Hall was the son of John and Hannah Hall. He attended the Timaru Main School.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [22 July 2016]; NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ Ref. AABK 18805 W5539 0049291) [22 July 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [21 July 2016]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [22 July 2016]; Evening Post, 13 March 1918 (Papers Past) [23 July 2016]; Probate record (Archives NZ/FamilySearch) [23 July 2016]

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