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Oswald John Shaw RUSSELL

Regimental number4468
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressNortham, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinLaura Russell, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date25 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 6 Tunnelling Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 1 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Tunnelling Company
FateKilled in Action 27 November 1916
Place of burialHersin Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
27
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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