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Regimental number4544
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolMacedon State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBlackburn Road, Macedon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Patrick Russell, Blackburn Road, Macedon, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 December 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSt. Albans Cemetery (Mil. G. 3), Hertford
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Valarie RUSSELL (formerly STURGESS), Macedon, Victoria and the late Frederick Ralph STURGESS
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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