honor role

Withnell, John Edward

2013 Pte 28th Bn.

Born at Guildford on 25 March 1897, CoE.  Enlisted 28 June 1915 age 18, labourer. Nok mother, Ellen Amelia Withnell of Irvine St, Cottesloe Beach. Embarked at Fremantle 5 June 1915 per A2 Geelong. Reported missing in action, and later confirmed as captured by Germans at Wollancourt on 16 November 1916. Interned at Gefangenenlager, Dulmen Germany. RTA 3 March 1919. Service medals: 1914-1915 Star, BWM and VM.