William Burnard KNEALE


KNEALE, William Burnard

Service Number: 3318
Enlisted: 3 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Leongatha, Victoria , 1893
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Window Dresser
Died: Died of wounds, France, 13 February 1917
Cemetery: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

3 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria
11 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3318, 5th Infantry Battalion
11 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3318, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Melbourne
13 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 3318, 5th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

William Burnard KNEALE was born in Leongatha, Victoria in 1893

His parents were William KNEALE & Hanorah (Nanno) KENEALLY who married in Victoria in 1891


His brother Edward Gerald KNEALE (SN 337) also served in WW1 and was Killed in Action on 7th August, 1915