HALL, Gordon Keith - WX452

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Cpl Gordon Keith Hall
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Conflict World War 2
Service Arm Australian Imperial Force
Unit HQ 1 Corps
Service No. WX452
Service Arm Army
Date of Birth 2 June 1907
Date of Death 28 Sep 1989
Relatives Father - Gordon William Hall
Mother - Eva Ogborne


Corporal Hall was a POW and was captured in Greece. He was held in the German camps - Stalag 383 in Hohenfels, Bavaria; Stalag XVIIID in Maribor, Slovenia and Stalag XVIIIB in Spittal an der Drau, Austria. His POW numbers were 7840 and 7434.





First diary - dated May 1941 to middle of 1943. Some pages of the diary are missing.





Second diary - dated late 1943 to 1945.





A letter sent to Gordon Hall in 1942 from a friend in South Perth.





Application documents for War Gratuity





Newspaper clippings





Gordon Hall lived at 15 Broad Street, South Perth. The circumstances are explained in this will.





This soldier has been researched by the Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial. Information can be accessed on this link.
Gordon Hall