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Alfred Charles MANUELLE

Regimental number1199
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Zavna', Saladin Street, Claremont, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 11.75"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Fanny Manuelle, 'Zavna', Saladin Street, Claremont, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name32nd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 January 1919
Discharge date11 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Disembarked Suez, ex-HMAT 'Geelong', 18 December 1915.

Promoted to Lance Sergeant, Ferry Post, 26 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Admitted to No 15 Field Ambulance, 19 July 1916 (gunshot wound, face and leg); transferred to No 10 Casualty Clearing Station, 20 July 1916 (gunshot wound, face and left leg); to No 1 Ambulance Train, 20 July 1916; to No 13 General Hospital, Boulogne, 20 July 1916; to England, 24 July 1916; to Middlesex War Hospital, Napsbury, 25 July 1916 (bullet wound, left knee).

Placed on Supernumerary List of NCOs on account of absence from unit for 3 months.

Discharged to furlough from War Hospital, St Albans, 20 October 1916.

Granted furlough until 4 November 1916, and then to report to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs on that date.

Marched out of No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 14 April 1917.

Reclassified A3, Perham Downs, 30 July 1917.

Attached to Assistant Provost Corps for duty, Salisbury Plain, 15 August 1917.

Attached to Bhurtpore Barracks, Tidworth, 10 September 1917, for guard duty.

Detached from Provost Corps, 11 September, 11 September 1917.

Marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 3 December 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Morvada', 4 January 1919; disembarked Perth, 12 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit: valvular disease of the heart), Perth, 11 April 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 November 1929
SourcesNAA: B2455, MANUELLE Alfred Charles

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