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Lionel Clarence McARDELL

Regimental number737
Place of birthInvercargill, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressVictoria Avenue, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, J Oldfield McArdell, Victoria Avenue, Claremont, Western Australia
Enlistment date15 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 March 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 April 1916
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Captain John Orson Oldfield McARDELL MC, Mining Corps, returned to Australia, 1 June 1919; 4856 Pte Phillip Harris Oldfield McARDELL, 51st Bn, killed in action, 15 July 1917.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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