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James Colclough NETTELL

Regimental number883
Date of birth8 July 1895
Place of birthWales
SchoolSchools in Wales and England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Nettell, c/o Thos Cook and Son, Cairo, Egypt
Enlistment date5 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Discharge date--/07/1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France, Belgium

Contracted illness at Gallipoli; invalided to Egypt; recovered and returned to duty.

Arrived back in Australia, 21 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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