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Roy RUSSELL

Regimental number2443
Place of birthBendigo Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressTambellup via Katanning, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Frederic Russell, 28 Aberdeen Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 October 1917
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 17), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

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