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William John BURNELL

Regimental number37314
Place of birthIpswich Queensland
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) School, Cunnamull (or Ipswich?), Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPolice constable
AddressCunnamulla, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Burnell, Pine Street, North Ipswich, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 30
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 5 November 1917
FateKilled in Action 4 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLongueau British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Mary BURNELL, Lemon Lane, North Ipswich, Queensland. Native of Ipswich
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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