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Eric Charles SNOWBALL

Regimental number5434
Place of birthCarlton, Victoria
SchoolChurch of England Grammer School, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs R. Potter, 42 Princess Street, Kew, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 9.25"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss K. Snowball, same address
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 October 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Train, 2nd and 3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Train
FateDied of disease 29 June 1917
Place of death or woundingAbbeyville, France
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 136), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
181
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary SNOWBALL
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Died of coma.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsDate and ship of embarkation are not recorded on personal file.
SourcesNAA: B2455, SNOWBALL Eric Charles

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