|Place of birth||Newcastle New South Wales|
|Address||East Mornington, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs E Nawell, East Mornington, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||11th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/28/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||11th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'Consistent good work and devotion to duty as runner, showing great courage under fire. (East of Ypres, 20th/21st September 1917)'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'During the operations east of YPRES between 20th and 21st September, 1917m L/Cpl. NAWELL and Pte. FOULKES acted as Runners for their Battalion and when no means of communication were available carried important messages through barrage fire between Battalion Headquarters and the Front Line. Their work required great skill, pluck and grit. They performed this work in a highly satisfactory and commendable manner and by their gallantry and devotion to duty contributed largely to the success of the operations.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31