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Thomas VENNELL

Regimental number5903
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o G Allenbrook, Gresford, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinSister, Mrs E Barnett, 19 New Street, Pyrmont, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 21 August 1916
Place of burialBecourt Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row W, Grave No. 3), Becordel-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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