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Henry Ernest SAMMELLS

Regimental number5916
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolChermside State School, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W Sammells, Chermside PO, Chermside near Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Chermside Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date19 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 September 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block R, Plot II, Row U, Grave No. 5), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
106
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary SAMMELLS, Chermside, Queensland. Native of Brisbane, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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