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Ray John RUSSELL

Regimental number56130
Place of birthMillicent, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressParuna, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.2
Height5' 7.5"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinFather, W B Russell, Paruna, Brown's Well Line, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 April 1918
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1 to 6 (SA) Reinforcements (May-Oct 1918)
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 23 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollArtillery Details
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date17 July 1919
Other details

War service: England, France (post-Armistice)

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ypiringa', 15 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 17 July 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, RUSSELL Ray John

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