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William Alban RUSSELL

Regimental number4330
Place of birthNew South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWyalcathchem, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinSister, L Thompson, 2 Adelaide Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date25 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 29 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialPasschendaele New British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 19), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Annie RUSSELL
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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