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Stuart Neville SENDALL

Regimental number1825
Date of birth21 March 1891
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
SchoolSydney Church of England Grammar School (Shore), New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressBank of New South Wales, Dubbo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 4"
Weight118 lbs
Next of kinWilliam H Sendall, c/o Bank of New South Wales, Dubbo, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 10 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1701
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 October 1917
Discharge date6 February 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3 Corporal Horace Leslie SENDALL, 17th Bn, discharged as a deserter, 1 April 1920.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Joined 1st Bn, Gallipoli, 26 May 1915.

Wounded in action, 7 August 1915 (gun shot wound, head: serious), and admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance; transferred to St George's Hospital, Malta, 12 August 1915; to All Saints' Convalescent Camp, 18 August 1915; embarked for Egypt, 4 December 1915; rejoined Bn, Tel el Kebir, 29 December 1915.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 22 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 28 March 1916.

Wounded in action (second occasion), 21 August 1916; admitted to No 3 Casualty Clearing Station, 22 August 1916 (multiple gun shot wounds); transferred to Ambulance Train No 31, 26 August 1916, and admitted to No 3 Stationary Hospital, Boulogne, 27 August 1916 (gun shot wound, left eye); transferred to England, 8 October 1916, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 9 October 1916 (gun shot wound, left eye; excision, chest); transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 12 March 1917; discharged on furlough, 18 May 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 2 June 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on boasrd HT 'Beltana', 15 October 1917 (loss of left eye; defective vision in right eye); discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 6 February 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Stewart Neville SENDALL .
Date of death4 March 1975
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, SENDALL Stuart Neville

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