Francis William SNELL

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: 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, 956, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Enoggera, QLD
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, 956, 17th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '11' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ceramic embarkation_ship_number: A40 public_note: ''
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, 956, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
3 May 1915: Involvement Private, 956, 15th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 956 awm_unit: 15th Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1915-05-03

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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