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Eric ANNELLS

Regimental number30
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationJeweller
AddressWoodville Road, Woodville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Edward Thomas Annells, Woodville Road, Woodville, South Australia
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Postal Corps
FateReturned to Australia 10 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4663 Pte Albert Henry ANNELLS, 27th Bn, killed in action, 5 November 1916; 10752 Gunner Frank Harold ANNELLS, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.
Date of death19 January 1975

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