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KNEALE, William


Corporal 3318

5th Battalion

Allambee via Leongatha

Mr. W Kneale 2 Cambridge St Armidale

Melbourne 8/7/1915

Age 22 years 5 months,

5’8 ½” 173 pounds, light blue eyes, fair hair.

Roman Catholic

Window dresser

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

He was buried at Dernancourt Cemetery

He was born in Allambee. The family moved to Leongatha and he attended Leongatha State School

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


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