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Reginald Arthur SEWELL

Regimental number34190
Place of birthWaratah, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressAlberton, Ringarooma, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John A Sewell, Alberton, Ringarooma, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, March 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 22 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22.9
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialYpres Towm Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 13), Menin Gate, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth SEWELL, Ringarooma, Tasmania. Native of Waratah, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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