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Henry George JEWELL

Regimental number7027
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
SchoolState School Allansford and Warrnambool, Victoria
Other trainingFireman at Nestles Factory, Pennington
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBoiler attendant
AddressWarrnambool, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs C M Jewell, Federal Coffee Palace, Fairy Street, Warrnambool, Victoria
Enlistment date23 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 April 1918
Place of death or woundingCastre, France
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialCaestre Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
47
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin Albert and Elizabeth JEWELL, 50 Oxford Street, Collingwood, Victoria. Native of Christchurch, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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