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William Llewelyn ARRELL

Date of birth21 January 1885
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressBank Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinW J Arrell, Bank Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date6 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name9th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Promotions

Major


Unit: 49th Battalion
Promotion date: 31 July 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 20 July 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order,1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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