|Place of birth||Beverley, Western Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Dulbelling, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, H E Sewell, Dangin via York, Western Australia|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Blackboy Hill, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||28th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/45/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||28th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 5197 Pte Ernest Edmund SEWELL, 11th Bn, killed in action, 27 February 1917.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 28 January 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 27 March 1917; marched into 7th Training Bn, Rollestone, 28 March 1917.
Admitted to Parkhouse Military Hospital, 30 April 1917 (mumps); discharged to duty, 18 May 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 25 September 1917; taken on strength, 28th Bn, in the field, 5 October 1917.
Wounded in action, 1 October 1918 (gun shot wound, right leg); admitted to 12th Casualty Clearing Station, 2 October 1918, and transferred same day to Ambulance Train No 2, and admitted to 3rd Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 3 October 1918; transferred to England, 4 October 1918, and admitted to 2nd Western General Hospital, Manchester, 5 October 1918 (wound severe); transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 13 November 1918; discharged on furlough, 15 November 1918, to report to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 29 November1918.
Found guilty, 30 November 1918, of being absent without leave in London from 10.30 am, 29 November, to 10.30 am, 30 November 1918: awarded forfeiture of 2 days' pay; total forfeiture: 3 days' pay.
Found guilty, 30 December 1918, of being absent without leave at Hurdcott from 2400, 21 December, to 2400, 27 December 1918: awarded 6 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeiture of a total of 12 days' pay.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Demosthenes', 16 January 1919; discharged, Perth, 28 March 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Name recorded incorrectly on Attestation Form and on Embarkation Roll as Herbert Henry SEWELL; soldier wrote his name as Hubert Henry SEWELL on his application to enlist form.|