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Thomas Stanley BEGNELL

Regimental number26445
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBrick maker
AddressEve Street, Strathfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.2
Height5' 9"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs S E Begnell, Eve Street, Strathfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 May 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 2, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 14 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date12 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 20 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 4 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 12 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 July 1962 Greenacre
Age at death67
Place of burialCremated: St Thomas Cemetery (Wall 7 Niche 113), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BEGNELL Thomas Stanley

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