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Sydney George PREGNELL

Regimental number3555
Place of birthPort Cygnet, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDeep Bay, Port Cygnet, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs A A Pregnell, Deep Bay, Port Cygnet, Tasmania
Enlistment date30 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block R, Plot II, Row T, Grave No. 7), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs L. Crisp (formerly PREGNELL) and the late John PREGNELL; husband of Annie A. PREGNELL, Deep Bay, Cygnet, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3554 Pte James PREGNELL, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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