Eden KNALL

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KNALL, Eden

Service Number: 1247
Enlisted: 30 March 1915, Enlisted at Inesfail, QLD
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 11th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Charters Towers, Queensland, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Charters Towers, Charters Towers, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Died of wounds, Somme, France, 1 January 1917
Cemetery: Heilly Station Cemetery
Plot V1, Row H, Grave 10 Headstone inscription reads: As the ivy clings to the oak so our memory clings to Thee
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

30 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1247, Enlisted at Inesfail, QLD
1 Sep 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1247, 2nd Light Horse Regiment
1 Sep 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1247, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Ayrshire, Sydney
23 Dec 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Driver, SN 1247, 11th Field Artillery Brigade , Died at the 39 Casualty Clearing Station of multiple shell wounds to the chest, head and right thigh
1 Jan 1917: Involvement Driver, SN 1247, 11th Field Artillery Brigade

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Only son of Joseph and Bianca Knall of Ravenswood Junction, QLD

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served 2 years in the Ravenswood Junction Cadets