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Thomas Henry GELL

Regimental number112
Place of birthDouglas, Isle of Man, British Isles
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressBangs, Sandgate Line, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 7.5"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mabel Elizabeth Gell, Bangs, Sandgate Line, Queensland
Previous military serviceThe King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) (8 years and 5 months)
Enlistment date26 December 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force (Queensland Reinforcement)
Regimental number from Nominal Roll501 (from Roll of Honour records)
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Henry and Minnie GELL
Discharge date30 July 1916
Other details

Embarked on board S.S. 'Eastern', Sydney, 25 January 1915.

To draw extra pay at the rate of 4/- per day whilst employed in the K.H.M. Department from 23 April 1915, until 8 May 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Rabaul, 19 May 1915; having commenced return to Australia, is struck off the strength of Bn, 21 May 1915.

Admitted to No 6 Australian General Hospital, Kangaroo Point, Queensland, no date stated (malaria).

Discharged Brisbane (termination of period of enlistment), 30 July 1916.

Medal: British War Medal.
Date of death7 January 1926
Age at death44
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, GELL Thomas Henry

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