Former Teacher  Bunbury State School

2/08/1915- Completed Medical Examination Northam WA
3/08/1915- To No. 24 Depot Company as Private
22/09/1915- To 32nd Battalion 1st Reinforcements Blackboy Hill WA & Appointed CORPORAL
18/12/1915- To Overseas Training Base Egypt
1/01/1916- Reverts to LANCE CORPORAL in the field Egypt
12/01/1916- Reverts to Private in the field Egypt
16/02/1916- To 28th Battalion ” A ” Company Tel-el-Kebir Egypt
1/03/1916- Transferred to 28th Battalion ” D ” Company Tel-el-Kebir Egypt
23/06/1916- Disembarked Marseilles France ex Alexandria Egypt
20/07/1916- Reported MISSING IN ACTION  France & thought to be unofficially taken as Prisoner of War
20/07/1916- Reported KILLED in ACTION  Fromelles France
12/10/1916- Identification Disc No. 1603 handed over by Intelligence Officer of 6th Army Headquarters through Central Office for Deceased Estates, report stating KNABLE fell in the Neighbourhood of Fromelles France on 19/07/1916.
18/10/1920- London Bureau received Final Germany Death List stating the KNABLE fell near Fromelles on 19/07/1916.

 

Service Medals Awarded

1914/15 Star – No. 25126

British War Medal – No. 24991

Victory Medal – No. 24824

Memorial Plaque/Scroll – No. 318909

 

Memorial Inscription

Australian War Memorial Canberra – Panel No. 120.

 

Identified Remains by DNA from Initial Mass Grave of 250 Soldiers buried near Fromelles France & Discovered in 2008.

 

BURIAL – Pheasant Wood Military Cemetery, Fromelles , France
Plot  II,  Row E,  Grave No. 14.