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William Alfred SWANNELL

Regimental number4293
Place of birthSofala, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Wattle Flat, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressInch Street, Lithgow, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, A Swannell, Inch Street, Lithgow, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
34
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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