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William Robert PRANGNELL

Regimental number30564
Place of birthLondon, England
Age on arrival in Australia25
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationForeman, V.R.
Address164 Arden Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs D C Prangnell, 164 Arden Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 21, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/131/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 12 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 13), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emma PRANGNELL; husband of Dorothy PRANGNELL, 77 Nutley Lane, Reigate, England. Native of Londohn, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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