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Russell Sullivan FRENCH

Regimental number1417
Place of birthMerriwa New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram conductor
AddressMerriwa, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily French, Merriwa, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1410 Pte Percival Vaughan FRENCH, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919; 885 Pte Reggie Nathaniel FRENCH, 30th Bn, killed in action, 17 March 1917.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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