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William John KNEALE

Regimental number5457
Place of birthPort Wakefield, South Australia
AddressAngas Road, Cottonville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 10.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Helen Kneale, Angas Road, Cottonville, South Australia
Enlistment date3 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Helen KNEALE, Angas Road, Cottonville, South Australia. Native of Inkerman, Port Wakefield, South Australia.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5456 Pte Roy Rutherford KNEALE, 10th Bn, killed in action, 9 October 1917; Cousins: 2414 Pte George Arthur FRASER, 48th Bn, died whilst a prisoner of war, 1 May 1917; 3714 Pte James Little HARPER, 52nd Bn, killed in action, 4 September 1916; 3715 Pte Robert Elmslie HARPER, 52nd Bn, killed in action, 4 September 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, KNEALE William John

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