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William Leslie TANSELL

Regimental number1333
Place of birthMitcham South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMason
AddressAngas Road, Cottonville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Grace Tansell, Angas Road, Cottonville, South Australia
Enlistment date28 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 15 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 16737 Sapper Archie Cameron TANSELL, 3rd Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 25 January 1919.
Other details

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

Date of death19 September 1983

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