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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Family Time Line

John Carnell
1846–1896
Ellen Masters
1850–1896
William John ( Jnr) Carnell
1886–1953
Walter Charles Carnell
1890–1995
Arthur James Carnell
1893–1915

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World Events (8)

1892

Age 2

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1901

Age 11

First Federal election.
1918

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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