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John Ellis OSWELL

Regimental number38067
Place of birthFremantle Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrazier
AddressMerri Vale, Boorcan, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Oswell, Merri Vale, Boorcan, Victoria
Enlistment date5 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 31
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 26 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialEstaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXXII, Row E, Grave No. 3A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: F.J.A. and M.J. OSWELL, "Merri Vale", Borrcan, Victoria. Native of Claremont, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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