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Victorian Naval Forces Muster

for the Colony of Victoria. (muster range 1853-1910)*


Last Name:Hall
First Name:Herbert Pitson
Birth Date: 00-00-1869
Branch:Victorian Navy

Herbert Pitson Hall

OBITUARY. After a prolonged illness, Mr. Herbert Pitson Hall died on Friday morning, last, the 6th inst, at his, residence, 34 Parker street, at the age of 56 years. Deceased, who, was a native of, this city, was a son of the late William, Hall, and had resided locally all his life. The funeral, largely attended, took place on Saturday afternoon last, leaving his residence for insterment in the local cemetery. Mr. Jackson carried out the funeral arrangements and the Rev. R. Ditterich officiated at the cemetery.

Williamstown Chronicle, 14 November 1925

* 1853 is given as the commencement date for the Victorian Navy as this is the year that Commander Lockyer (RN) went to Britain to superintend the building of HMCS Victoria.
Although the Victorian Navy ended in 1901 the career of Cerbeus etc continued. In 1910 the new ships started arriving & manning levels increased.

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