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Arthur James RUSSELL

Regimental number52845
Date of birth23 December 1896
Place of birthRushworth, Victoria
OccupationFarm worker
AddressBaynton, via Kyneton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7.25"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinMr William Kilpatrick, Baynton, via Kyneton, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 February 1918
Place of enlistmentKyneton, Victoria
Unit name2nd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Discharge date10 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Castalia', 27 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 30 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 10 June 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, RUSSELL Arthur James

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