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Regimental number1861
Place of birthVictoria
SchoolChristian Brothers College (Catholic), Perth, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBusiness manager
Address75 Norfolk Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Ethel Nagel, 75 Norfolk Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the 37th Field Artillery, Perth, W.A.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentQuartermaster Sergaent
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Promulgated, 'London Gazette', 28 December 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette', 18 April 1918.
Recommendation date: 24 September 1917

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMentioned in despatches November, 1917. Buried at Reninghelst.
FateKilled in Action 17 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 13), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Henry Louis and Emily NAGEL; husband of Ethel NAGEL, Kununoppin, Western Australia. Native of Australia
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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