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Albert John PARNELL

Regimental number6081
Place of birthCorowa, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMail assistant
AddressRandwick PO, Randwick, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.3
Height5' 7.5"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Henry Parnell, Corowa, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 5 years in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date1 August 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 June 1919
Discharge date18 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Konig Frederich August', 20 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 18 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsDate of return to Australia incorrectly entered on AWM Nominal Roll as 26 September 1917.
SourcesNAA: B2455, PARNELL Albert John

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