William Herbert VENABLES

VENABLES, William Herbert

Service Number: NX60524
Enlisted: 23 July 1940, Goulburn, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adaminaby, New South Wales, 26 September 1909
Home Town: Adaminaby, Snowy River, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Station hand
Died: Died of wounds, El Alamein, Egypt, 25 October 1942, aged 33 years
Cemetery: El Alamein War Cemetery
Gr. 11.C.25,
Memorials: Adaminaby St. John's Anglican Church WW2 Roll of Honour, Adaminaby War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

23 Jul 1940: Enlisted Private, NX60524, Goulburn, New South Wales
23 Jul 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, NX60524, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
25 Oct 1942: Involvement Private, NX60524, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion, El Alamein

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

William Herbert VENABLES was born on 26th September, 1909 in Adaminaby, NSW

His parents were John VENABLES and Sarah Jane CHALKER