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William Sherman SNELL

Regimental number5444
Place of birthWest Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressBrougham Street, Kew, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ruby Clara Snell, Childers Street, Kew, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row C, Grave No.7), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
95
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Elizabeth SNELL; husband of R.L.C. SNELL, 29 Childers Streeet, Kew, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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