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Athol Homer BUSHELL

Regimental number12
Place of birthBarraba, New South Wales
SchoolBarraba Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCobbadah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs I Bushell, c/o T E Ring, Forbes Street, Hornsby, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 November 1915
Place of enlistmentArmidale, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 February 1918
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Rosenberg Plateau Plots), (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 50), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
121
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and isabella BUSHELL, Forbes Street, Hornsby, New South Wales. Born at Barraba, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4152 Signaller Roy Wilberforce BUSHELL MM, 45th Bn, killed in action, St. Quentin, France, 18 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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