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William AGNEW

Regimental number2332
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
OccupationFrench polisher
AddressWellington Road, East Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinBrother, Robert Agnew, Wellington Road, East Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date11 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Congratulatory Card

Recommendation date: 1 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Date of death16 November 1919
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialSouth Brisbane Cemetery (Plot 8E, Grave No. 302B), South Brisbane, Queensland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Annie AGNEW. Native of Brisbane, Queensland. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 November 1919
Place of burialSouth Brisbane (Dutton Park) Cemetery, Queensland

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