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Russell ANSON

Regimental number2558
Place of birthCarapook, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressCarabook, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Anson, Carabook, via Casterton, Victoria
Enlistment date25 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Artillery
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death21 December 1971

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