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William James KARNEY

Regimental number1523
Place of birthBowden, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressSecond Street, Bowden, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 10"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinMrs M Karney, Second Street, Bowden, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 November 1914
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 August 1915
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 17), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
59
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1761 Pte Walter KARNEY, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, KARNEY William James

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