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Victor Ernest KNELL

Regimental number3252
Place of birthMalvern Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationUpholsterer
AddressWaverley Road, East Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Alfred William Knell, Truganini Road, Carnegie, Victoria
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 4 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBeaumetz Cross Roads Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 40), Beaumetz-les-Cambrai, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred William KNELL, 49 Vincent Street, Caulfield East, Victoria. Native of Malvern, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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