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Adrian Edmund DAGNALL

Regimental number436
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressKoonmangoonong, Balldale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8.75"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, J W Dagnall, Orton, Notting Hill, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Church of England Grammar School Cadet Corps.
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, D Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1915
Discharge date11 April 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action, and admitted to HS 'Dongala', Gallipoli, 3 May 1915 (gun shot wound, upper extremities); transferred to England, 7 May 1915, and admitted to 3rd Western General Hospital, Manchester.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 8 October 1915; arrived Melbourne, 19 November 1915; discharged (medically unfit: loss of left eye), 11 April 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAGNALL Adrian Edmund

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