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Richard GABELL

Regimental number7255
Place of birthPort Melbourne
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressAbbotsford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Gabell, 8 Duke Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Enlistment date4 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot V, Row J, Grave No. 18), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Elizabeth GABELL, 86 Elizabeth Street, North Richmond, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7259 Pte Herbert GABELL, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 18 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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