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John Samuel ABEL

Regimental number2859
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressPlatsburg, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie May Abel, Mary Street, Platsburg, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 September 1916
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 November 1957
Place of burialNewcastle Memorial Park Cemetery & Crematorium

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