31st Infantry Battalion, A.I.F.

Driver, Regimental No. 437.

Died of illness , 23 November 1918, Abbeville Hospital, France.





Biographical Details

Born: 17 October 1891 at The Leap via Mackay, QLD, Australia.

Father: Charles FURNEYVALL

Mother: Annie HARDY.

Marital Status: Single.

Education: ?

Occupation: Labourer


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 12 July 1915 at Brisbane, QLD.

Address at Enlistment: Walkerston, QLD.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

9 November 1915 with unit 31st  Battalion,

B Company at Melbourne, VIC on

Ship H.M.A.T.  A62 "Wandilla".

Cause of Death: Died of Illness on

23 November 1918 while serving with

31st  Battalion at Abbeville Hospital, France at the age of 27 years.

Burial place: Abbeville Community Cemetery Extension, France; Portion V, Row D,

Grave No. 46.

Next of Kin:  Sister, Mrs. Maud Pascoe, Walkerston, Mackay, QLD.

Religion: Church of England.

Commemorative Details

Panel 118, Australian War Memorial;

Mackay Cenotaph;

Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Board;

Walkerston-Palms Honour Board;

Walkerston Memorial Gates.


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