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Regimental number424
Place of birthSuffolk, England
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Kirketon', 27 Dalton Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret M Parnell, 'Kirketon', 27 Dalton Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 5, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/10/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 433 George H Parnell, 5th Machine Gun Company
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 December 1952
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales

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