Alexander SNELL

SNELL, Alexander

Service Number: 314
Enlisted: 27 March 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mailor's Flat, Victoria, 1889
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Ironfounder
Died: Natural causes, Melbourne, Victoria, 18 April 1967
Cemetery: Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Melbourne
Name: Alexander Snell, Occupation: Retired Public Servant, Death Date: 18 Apr 1967, Event Place: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Residence City: East Coburg, Event Date: 09 Aug 1967, Series Number: 659, Record Number: 185
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World War 1 Service

27 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 314, Melbourne, Victoria
10 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 314, 24th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 314, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
29 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 314, 21st Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
26 Aug 1916: Wounded Private, SN 314, 21st Infantry Battalion, Pozières, GSW (foot)
13 Oct 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 24th Infantry Battalion
29 Jun 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 314, 24th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Regimental number 314 Place of birth Warrnambool Victoria Religion Church of England Occupation Ironfounder Address 67 Talbot Street, West Brunswick, Victoria Marital status Married Age at embarkation 26 Next of kin Wife, Mrs F Snell, 67 Talbot Street, West Brunswick, Victoria Enlistment date 27 March 1915 Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll 27 March 1915 Rank on enlistment Private Unit name 21st Battalion, A Company AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/38/1 Embarkation details Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38Ulysses on 10 May 1915 Rank from Nominal Roll Private Unit from Nominal Roll 24th Battalion Fate Returned to Australia 9 March 1919 Miscellaneous information from cemetery records Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance Other details Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal Date of death 18 April 1967 - Information submitted by Rhiannon Urquhart

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