William John KNAPTON

Regimental number579
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCole Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Knapton, Cole Street, Elsternwich, Victoria
Enlistment date26 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot V, Row F, Grave No. 41), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John William and Eliza KNAPTON, 17 Cole Street, Elsternwick, Victoria. Native of St. Kilda, Victoria