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Regimental number6504
Place of birthCastle Forbes Bay, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCastle Forbes Bay, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs N Murrell, Castle Forbes Bay, Tasmania
Enlistment date22 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingChuignolles, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot X, Row B, Grave No. 15), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Charles Fredrick and Mary Ann MURRELL; husband of Nellie Lynda MURRELL, Castle Forbes Bay, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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