Alfred Erold ANSELL

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ANSELL, Alfred Erold

Service Number: 2707
Enlisted: 14 September 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 42nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Brisbane, Qld., 1892
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Coppers Plains SS
Occupation: Carter
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 4 October 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Tree Plaque: Yeronga Avenue of Honour
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Yeronga War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

14 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2707, 42nd Infantry Battalion
17 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2707, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
17 Nov 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2707, 42nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Alfred & Mary Ellen ANSELL

Husband of Ethel ANSELL

Mrs E T Ansell Princess street off Fairfield road South Brisbane has received the sad news that her husband Alfred Erold Ansell who left Brisbane on November last was killed in action on October 4