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William Charles Wagenknecht BANNISTER

Regimental number131
Place of birthWhite Cliffs New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStenographer
Addressc/o L A Frew, William Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinAunt, Mrs L A Frew, William Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Previous military service19th Australian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name3rd Field Ambulance, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollThird Fied Ambulance, Medical Corps
FateDied of wounds 11 November 1916
Date of death11 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery, (Plot V, Row A, Grave No.16), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
182
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Otto and Mary Wagenknecht. Native of White Cliffs, New South Wales

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