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Date of birth16 September 1883
AddressReynella, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary M Reynell, Reynella, South Australia
Enlistment date16 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment


Unit: 9th Light Horse
Promotion date: 16 December 1914

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 12 (27 January 1916).

FateKilled in Action 28 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialHill 60 Cemetery (Special Memorial No. 4), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Emily REYNELL; husband of May REYNELL, Reynella, South Australia. Native of Rostrevor, Magill, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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