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KNEALE, Edward


Private 337

14th Battalion

Leongatha, Victoria

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

Melbourne, Victoria 10/9/1914

Age 22 years 3 months, 5'8", 10 stone, brown eyes and brown hair.



He was missing in action after the attack on the Nek on 7/8/1915 and found to be court of enquiry.

He is remembered on the memorial at Lone Pine

He was born in Leongatha and lived at Allambee before residing in Leongatha and attending Leongatha State School

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.


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