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Walter Henry FUNNELL

Regimental number3043
Place of birthFrogmore New South Wales
SchoolLithgow Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressThirroul, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie May Funnell, Raymond Road, Thirroul, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets for 4 years.
Enlistment date16 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 October 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXXIV, Row A, Grave No. 9), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Margaret FUNNELL, Hill Street, Lithgow, New South Wales. Native of Frogmore
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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