Joseph Victor PESTELL

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PESTELL, Joseph Victor

Service Number: 1303
Enlisted: 28 October 1914, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Lismore, New South Wales, 8 October 1895
Home Town: Wyrallah, Lismore Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Tucki School & Boys High School, Ultimo, Sydney NSW
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, 30 August 1916, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm)
Memorials: Coraki Honour Board, Lismore & District Memorial Honour Roll, Tuckurimba Honors Her Soldier Sons WW1
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World War 1 Service

28 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Liverpool, New South Wales
11 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1303, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1303, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Sydney
7 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1303, 3rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
6 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Joseph Victor PESTELL was born in Lismore, NSW on 8th October, 1895

His parents were Robert PESTELL & Marian Anne SHERLOCK who married in Lismore in 1894