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Rupert Edgar GELL

Regimental number4261
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationButcher
Address'Lindum', Myers Street, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Joseph Gell, 'Lindum', Myers Street, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name24th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied in Hospital, S.M. Clearing Station.
FateDied of disease 16 February 1917
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
101
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Jessie GELL, Mercer Street, Geelong, Victoria

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