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William FENNELL

Regimental number5
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationNil
Address28 Scott Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 8.5"
Next of kinAunt, Lizetta Tyson, 28 Scott Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Royal Australian Naval Reserve
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 May 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentAble Bodied Driver
Unit name1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
AWM Embarkation Roll numberMIS34.12.1.RANBT1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A39 Port Macquarie on 4 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollAble Bodied Driver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
FateReturned to Australia 29 May 1917
Discharge date24 July 1917
Other details

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

SourcesNAA: B2455, FENNELL William

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