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Henry John REVELL

Regimental number2238
Date of birth25 November 1896
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
Address30 Chatsworth Road, Highgate Hill, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 3.5"
Weight115 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Revell, 30 Chatsworth Road, Highgate Hill, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military service88B Exempt
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 March 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 9 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Discharge date2 October 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Fremantle, 9 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 25 September 1916; marched into 13th Training Bn, Rollestone, 26 September 1916.

Found guilty, 2 November 1916, of overstaying leave from 0100 hours, 31 October 1916, until 2300 hours, 1 November 1916: awarded 10 days' confined to camp and forfeits 2 days' pay by Royal Warrant.

Proceeded overseas to France, 4 December 1916; marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 5 December 1916.

Taken on strength of 51st Bn, 23 December 1916.

Wounded in action, 2 April 1917; admitted to No 13 Australian Field Ambulance, 3 April 1917 (gunshot wound abdomen); transferred to No 3 Casualty Clearing Station, 3 April 1917 (fractured right arm); to No 6 General Hospital, Rouen, 10 April 1917; to England, 3 May 1917; to No 2 London General Hospital, Chelsea, 16 May 1917 (shrapnel wound to right arm and abdomen); to All Saints' Hospital, Vauxhall, 21 June 1917; to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 23 November 1917; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 27 December 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Llanstephen Castle', 15 February 1918; disembarked Fremantle, 8 April 1918; discharged Perth (medically unfit: gunshot wound right elbow, fistula from right kidney due to wound), 2 October 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death25 December 1929
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, REVELL Henry John

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