Francis William SNELL

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SNELL, Francis William

Service Number: 956
Enlisted: 17 October 1914, Enlisted at Enoggera, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Eudlo, Queensland, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Eudlo, Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Ilkley State School, Queensland
Occupation: Sugar Worker
Died: Died Of Wound, Killed In Action, At sea on board HS Gascon, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 3 May 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, buried at sea Panel 49, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey, Beach Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Eudlo "In Memoriam" Honour Roll, Eudlo Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Nambour Heroes Walk
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World War 1 Service

17 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 956, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Enoggera, QLD
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 956, 17th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 956, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
3 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 956, 15th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Snell of Enals, Queensland

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