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Number Corporal 3318

Battalion 5th Battalion

Place of Birth Allambee via Leongatha

Next of Kin Mr. W Kneale 2 Cambridge St Armidale

Date and place of enlistment Melbourne 8/7/1915

Physical details on enlistment Age 22 years 5 months,

5'8" 173 pounds, light blue eyes, fair hair.

Religion Roman Catholic

Occupation Window dresser

Date and place of death

He was wounded in action on 10/2/1917 and died on 13/2/1917.

Location of grave or memorial

He was buried at Dernancourt Cemetery

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He was born in Allambie and lived there. The family moved to Leongatha and he attended Leongatha State School

Military History

He was a past student of Leongatha State School
8/7/15 He enlisted in Melbourne
11/10/15 He embarked Melbourne on the HMAT Nestor
26/2/16 He became a Lance Corporal
26/3/16 He embarked Alexandria
30/3/16 He disembarked Marseilles
7/7/16 He became a corporal
18/8/16 He became a Lance Sergeant
17/11/16 He became a temporary Sergeant
12/1/17 He became a Sergeant
10/2/17 He was wounded in action suffering a bomb wound to the left thigh
13/2/17 Died of wounds


KNEALE, William

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