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Walter Morris MENNELL

Regimental number7285
Place of birthScarborough, England
AddressLidcombe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34.4
Height5' 2"
Weight116 lbs
Next of kinFriend, H Adby, Second Avenue Hyde Street, Lidcombe, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 January 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date10 January 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Takada', 24 December 1918; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 10 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 August 1952
Age at death68
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MENNELL Walter Morris

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