b. 11/08/1896 Granville, Sydney, Australia.. d. 25/02/1978 Nyngan, NSW, Australia.
He was 22 years old, and a corporal in the 54th Battalion (N.S.W), Australian Imperial Force during the First World War when the following deed took place for which he was awarded the VC.
On 1 September 1918 at Péronne, Somme, Corporal Hall rushed a machine-gun post, shooting four of the enemy and capturing nine, with two guns. Continuously in advance of the main party, he personally led assault parties, capturing many small parties of the enemy and machine-guns. On the morning of 2 September during a heavy barrage, he carried to safety a comrade who had been dangerously wounded and was in urgent need of medical attention.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL, CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA
BURIAL PLACE: ST MATTHEWS CHURCHYARD, COOLABAH, AUSTRALIA.
Arthur Hall's medals including VC - Memorials to Valour