The AIF Project


Regimental number3191
Place of birthHeemstede Holland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressAlbany, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Retell, Young Street, Albany, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateDeceased 26 September 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Paul Retell on NR
Place of burialAt Sea (from H.T. "Warilda")
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

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