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Herbert RUSSELL

Regimental number2495
Place of birthAngledoon New South Wales
Other NamesHerbert John
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
AddressWyndham Street, Roma, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Russell, Wyndham Street, Roma, Queensland
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2900 Pte James RUSSELL, 5th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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