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Maurice Joseph COLWELL

Regimental number4911
Place of birthGympie Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressLongreach, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinSister, Mrs. Bridget Theresa Siddle, Lower Brunswick Street, New Farm, Queensland
Enlistment date11 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialToowong Cemetery (Grave No. 62), Queensland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
148
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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