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Herbert ABELL

Regimental number2026
Place of birthWallsend, Newcastle, New South Wales
SchoolNewcastle South Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway porter
AddressMorgan Street, Merewether, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 6.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Ann Abell, Morgan Street, Merewether, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 August 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No 7), Sailly-Laurette, France
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ABELL Herbert

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