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William Charles MANSELL

Regimental number6607
Place of birthMount Gambier, South Australia
SchoolMount Gambier Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMount Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, S Mansell, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date20 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Place of burialBonnay Communal Cemetery Extension (Row C, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
110
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel William and Charlotte Jemima MANSELL, William Street, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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