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Richard Norman RUSSELL

Regimental number3144
Place of birthStawell Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
AddressGarden Vale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Richard S Russell, 96 Cole Street, Garden Vale, Victoria
Enlistment date13 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 29), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Esther RUSSELL, 95 Cole Street, Garden Vale, Elsternwick, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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