William Stanley TOUCHELL MM

TOUCHELL, William Stanley

Service Number: 10801
Enlisted: 6 December 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 3rd Divisional Signal Company
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 1 October 1896
Home Town: Norwood (SA), South Australia
Schooling: Norwood High School
Occupation: Draftsman
Died: Suicide, Norwood, South Australia, 21 May 1935, aged 38 years
Cemetery: AIF Cemetery, West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
Section: LO, Road: 5S, Site No: 36
Memorials: Adelaide Crown Lands Department WW1 Honour Board, Kent Town Wesleyan Methodist Church WW1 Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

6 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, SN 10801, Adelaide, South Australia
25 May 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 10801, 3rd Divisional Signal Company
25 May 1916: Embarked Sapper, SN 10801, 3rd Divisional Signal Company, HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne
5 Dec 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 3rd Divisional Signal Company
12 May 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, SN 10801, Discharged in England
Date unknown: Wounded SN 10801, 3rd Divisional Signal Company

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Biography

"Sapper W. S. TOUCHELL, son of Mr. and Mrs. Touchell, Osmond-terrace, Norwood, has been awarded the Military Medal. He enlisted in December, 1915, and has been in France since November, 1916." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 12 Jan 1918 (nla.gov.au)

"TOUCHELL.— On the 21st May, at Adelaide, William Stanley, beloved husband of Sylvia and only son of John and Janet Touchell, of Maylands, aged 38 years."from the Adelaide Chronicle 23 May 1935 (trove.nla.gov.au)

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