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James Leslie CORNELL

Regimental number35014
Place of birthDromana, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSurveyor's assistant
AddressKooyong Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Cornell, 'Rochester', Kooyong Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Enlistment date5 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 27
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 31 July 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of return incorrectly recorded on Nominal Roll as 31 June 1919.
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 22226 Sapper Henry Percy CORNELL, 1st Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 1 November 1919; [2114] Lt John Coburn CORNELL, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: enlisted, 14 July 1941; discharged, 15 October 1943, as N273531 Corporal, 105 Australian Supply Depot, Australian Army Service Corps.

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