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William RUSSELL

Regimental number6403
Place of birthPeterhead, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPort Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Robert Russell, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date15 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialPerth Cemetery (China Wall) (Garter Point Cemetery Memorial No. 25), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
100
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Elizabeth RUSSELL,Rouken Glen,Longwood,South Australia.Commemorated in Cheltenham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia.~
Other details

War service: Western Front

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