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Regimental number9
Place of birthPreston, Victoria
OccupationAssistant, GPO
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 8"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, Z Tindall, Mildura, Victoria
Previous military service26th Signal Company Army Engineers Cadets Citizens Regional Euf.26.lm s.m
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Field Post Office Details (November 1915)
AWM Embarkation Roll number17/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Medina on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Z......... and Mary TINDAL. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date22 February 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 20 October 1918; disembarked Adelaide, 15 December 1918, for onward travel to Melbourne; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 22 February 1919.

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

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death4 May 1939
Age at death41
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, TINDALL William

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