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Humphrey FACKERELL

Regimental number5533
Place of birthMurwillumbah, New South Wales
SchoolCanterbury, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Edward J Fackerell, Imperial Hotel, Murwillumbah, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 4 September 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death20.5
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IX, Row A, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Amy FACKERELL, 5 Moyes Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1929 Pte Herbert William FACKERELL, 10th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 4 January 1919.

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