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Regimental number3355
Place of birthCape Barren Island, Tasmania
SchoolCape Barren Island State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCape Barren Island, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Peter Mansell, Cape Barren Island, Tasmania
Enlistment date6 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of disease 1 November 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter James and Rachel Alice MANSELL, Cape Barren Island, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsTwo uncles and three first cousins served.

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