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William J GINGELL

Regimental number884
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolNo. 695 Pleasant St State School, Ballarat West, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlindmaker
Address1206 Mair Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jemima Gingell, 1206 Mair Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 July 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be William James Gingell on NR
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death25.11
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row M, Grave No. 23), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
101
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harrie and Jemima GINGELL, 1220 Mair Street, Ballarat West, Victoria
Family/military connectionsNil

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