Walter Charles Carnell

1890–before 1995 (Age 105)
Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of Walter Charles

When Walter Charles Carnell was born in 1890, in Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia, his father, John Carnell, was 44 and his mother, Ellen Masters, was 40. He died before 1995, at the age of 104.

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John Carnell
Ellen Masters
William John ( Jnr) Carnell
Walter Charles Carnell
Arthur James Carnell

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

Age 11

First Federal election.

Age 28

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Name Meaning

1 English: apparently a metonymic occupational name for a crossbowman who specialized in fighting from the battlements of castles, from Anglo-Norman French carnel ‘battlement’, ‘embrasure’ (a metathesized form of crenel, Late Latin crenellus, a diminutive of crena ‘notch’).2 English: reduced form of Carbonell or Cardinal .3 Swedish: the second element -ell is a common suffix of Swedish surnames, taken from the Latin adjectival ending -elius. The first element is unexplained.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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