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William Snowden ACWORTH

Date of birth28 September 1893
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
Other NamesWilliam Snowdon
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressGanges Street, West End, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William Alfred Acworth, Ganges Street, West End, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date16 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 February 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name26th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion


Unit: 26th Battalion
Promotion date: 28 August 1917

Temporary CAPT

Unit: 1st Garrison Battalion
Promotion date: 1 December 1939

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

'Work at Polygon Wood on 20 September 1917.'
Recommendation date: Unspecified

FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Discharge date26 September 1919

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