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Regimental number305
Place of birthDeloraine Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMount Street, Burnie, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kate Russell, Burnie, Tasmania
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 28 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Launceston Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2421 Driver Albert RUSSELL, 5th Bn, killed in action, 30 October 1917; 6341 Pte William RUSSELL, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 June 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death25 October 1964

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