William AGNEW

AGNEW, William

Service Number: 2332
Enlisted: 11 May 1915, Enlisted at Brisbane
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1893
Home Town: East Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: French Polisher
Died: Killed in Service, Australia, 16 November 1919
Cemetery: South Brisbane Cemetery
General Section 9, Row 8B, Grave 302B Plaque in the Garden of Remembrance, Victoria
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, East Brisbane War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

11 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2332, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Brisbane
20 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2332, 15th Infantry Battalion
20 Aug 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2332, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Sydney
27 Apr 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 15th Infantry Battalion, In the field
27 Jul 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 15th Infantry Battalion, In the field
19 Sep 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, 15th Infantry Battalion, In the field
27 Oct 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 15th Infantry Battalion, In the field
16 Nov 1919: Involvement Sergeant, SN 2332, 15th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Robert and Annie Agnew; brohter of Robert Agnew of Wellington Road, East Brisbane, QLD

12 October 1917 - to hospital with an Ulcerated mouth

31 March 1919 - Returned to Australia on board Khyber

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Prior to enlisting he had served a 3 year apprenticeship with Laycock Littledike in Brisbane