|Place of birth||Oatlands, Tasmania|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, Mr Cantwell, Oatlands, Tasmania|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Claremont, Tasmania|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||12th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/29/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||12th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Charles CANTWELL (d. 15 July 1944, aged 81, bu. St Peter's, Oatlands, Tasmania)|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 4460 Sergeant Daryl CANTWELL, 52nd Bn, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 8 February 1916; disembarked Suez, 8 March 1916.
Attached for duty with Headquarters Police, Tel el Kebir, 17 April 1916.
Proceeded to England (date not recorded).
Proceeded overseas to France, 21 August 1916; taken on strength, 12th Bn, in the field, 6 October 1916.
Wounded in action, 25 February 1917 (gun shot wound, scrotum); admitted to 1st Australian Field Ambulance, 26 February 1917; transferred to 45th Casualty Clearing Station, 27 February 1917; to St John Ambulance Brigade, Etaples, 5 March 1917; listed as 'dangerously ill', 26 March 1917; transferred to England, 7 April 1917, and admitted to Guildford War Hospital (seriously ill: gun shot wound, scrotum and abdomen); transferred to Pavilion Hospital, Brighton, 19 April 1917; to Guildford War Hospital, 27 April 1917.
Commenced return to Australia from Avonmouth on board HT 'Kanowna' for discharge (wounded: gun shot wound, bladder pulvis bones), 16 December 1917; disembarked Melbourne; discharged, 18 March 1918.
Died of wounds, 9th Australian General Hospital, Hobart, 22 February 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||26|
|Place of burial||St Peter's Anglican Churchyard, Oatlands, Tasmania|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CANTWELL Charles Eric|