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Albert Harold ANSELL

Regimental number58
Place of birthAbbotsford, Victoria
SchoolLithgow Street, Abbotsford State School, Victoria
Other trainingBoot trade
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoot clicker
Address8 Gipps Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ansell, 8 Gipps Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death8 May 1915
Age at death24.3
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: Pte Allan ANSELL, 6th Bn, killed in action, 25 April 1915; Cousin: 3290 Pte William Petrel DONOHUE, 60th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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