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John BRENELL

Regimental number3112
Place of birthBairnsdale, Victoria
SchoolState School, Gippsland, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCessnock, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Rachael Brenell, Cessnock, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateDied of disease 14 February 1918
Age at death35.11
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 41), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of late James BRENELL; husband of Rachel BRENELL, Cessnock, New South Wales. Native of Bairnsdale, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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