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Robert George RUSSELL

Regimental number3016
Place of birthShetland Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinSister, Miss D. Russell, Midyell, Shetland, Scotland
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Bronze Medal (Italy)

Recommendation date: 6 February 1917

FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919

The Bronze Medal for Military Valour (Italy)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174
Date: 11 October 1917

Date of death1 March 1969
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium

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