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John William PARNELL

Regimental number4
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRigger
AddressNewcastle PO, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 8"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinCousin, James Heath, Heath, Bacon and Coy, Fleet Street, London, England
Previous military serviceServed for 8 years in the Royal Navy
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name35th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Rolltm Brigade AFA
FateReturned to Australia
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*no date of fate
Discharge date3 November 1918
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PARNELL John William

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