Thomas Franklin Roy BAGNELL

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BAGNELL, Thomas Franklin Roy

Service Number: 1972
Enlisted: 2 October 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Playford, South Australia, 24 February 1894
Home Town: Cowell, Franklin Harbour, South Australia
Schooling: Playford Public School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Pozières, France, 29 October 1916, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cowell Men from Franklin Harbour WW1 Roll of Honour, Cowell War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

2 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1972, Adelaide, South Australia
7 Feb 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1972, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 Feb 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1972, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Adelaide
29 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1972, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Flers/Gueudecourt

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Biography

"THE LATE PRIVATE T. F. R. BAGNELL

Mr. and Mrs. P. Bagnell, of Cowell, have received advice that their third son, Private Thomas Franklin Roy Bagnell, was killed in action on October 20. He enlisted on September 22, 1915, and left Australia in February last. Private Bagnell, who was born in Cowell, was in his 23rd year." - from the Adelaide Advertiser 30 Dec 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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