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Robert Henry PARNELL

Regimental number2382
Place of birthVictoria
SchoolPublic School, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressMilang, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Alfred Parnell, Milang, South Australia
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 10), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
146
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Mrs PARNELL
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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