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Number Private 337

Battalion 14th Battalion

Place of Birth Leongatha

Next of Kin His father, Mr. W Kneale of
2 Cambridge St Armadale

Date and place of enlistment Melbourne 10/9/1914

Physical details on enlistment Age 22 years 3 months,

5'8", 10 stone, brown eyes and brown hair.

Religion Morman

Occupation Grocer

Date and place of death

He was missing in action after the attack on the Nek on 7/8/1915 and then declared to have been killed in action at a court of enquiry held on 28/4/1916

Location of grave or memorial

He is remembered on the memorial at Lone Pine

Relationship to Woorayl Shire He was born in Leongatha and lived at Allambee before residing in Leongatha and attending Leongatha State School

Military History

He was a past student of Leongatha State School
He was 1-� years in the Senior Cadets
4/9/14 He enlisted in Melbourne
22/12/14 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Ulysses
7/8/15 He was killed in action at Gallipoli at The Lone Pine
28/4/16 A Court of Enquiry was held at Serapeum
Kneale and the witness were close friends. They were together in the charge on the Saturday morning, August 7. Soon after the beginning of the charge Kneale got separated from the rest. And the witness did not see him again. Another witness said he saw him dead

Witness Cpl E King number 336

His mother Hannah Kneale of 126 Peel St Windsor was granted �29 per annum from 28/1/16
His effects consisted of a note book, 1 R/S Badge, knife, cartridge case, pipe lighter, piece of stone, letters and a comforter.
His father received his son�s medal �s, plaque and scroll in the 1920s
His brother was William Kneale who was killed in France.


KNEALE, Edward

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