William Alexander POWELL

Regimental number1968
Place of birthSt Kilda Victoria
Address174 Hansen Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMo, W, Mrs St George Annie Powell, 174 Hansen Street, Adelaide, Sa; also Mrs Florence Beatrice Powell, 12 Harriet Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date20 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Morea on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 May 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialRation Farm Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 8), La Chapelle d'Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and George POWELL; husband of Florence POWELL, 43 Leicester Street, Parkside, South Australia. Native of Melbourne, Victoria