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William Ernest KNOWLES

Regimental number3505
Place of birthNorthcote, VIctoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBoot trade
AddressNorth Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Ambrose Knowles, 63 Barkly Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date8 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie KNOWLES
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 June 1939
Age at death41
Place of burialPreston Cemetery, Victoria

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