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William RUSSELL

Regimental number1080
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Joseph Russell, St Marys, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinBrother, Joseph Russell, St Marys, Tasmania
Enlistment date18 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 August 1918
Date of death20 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row J, Grave No. 24), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
77
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Rose RUSSELL

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