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Wm Henry TATNALL

Regimental number521
Date of birth28 March 1885
Place of birthFinchley, Middlesex, England
SchoolStroud Green School, Hornsey, England
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, W Vc Tatnall, 72 Ridge Road, Strong Green, London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF24
Promotion date: 15 September 1915

Lieutenant


Unit: INF24
Promotion date: 8 December 1915

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularSecretary of the Warrnambool Golf Club, which presented him with a gold watch on his joining the AIF. See the Warrnambool Standard, 8 September 1916, for an obituary.
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted TATNALL William Henry NR
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialBecourt Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row V, Grave No. I), Becordel-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
103
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Champion and Emily Jane TATNALL, 12 Edgar Road, Clive Vale, Hastings, England. Native of Finchely, London, England

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