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John Westley Roy GORRELL

Regimental number3538
Place of birthWollongong New South Wales
Other NamesJohn Wesley
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBank officer
Address'Sunny Vale', Unandurra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, James William Gorrell, 'Sunny Vale', Unandurra, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 31st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 18 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 9857 Pte James Kingsely GORRELL, 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 1 November 1919.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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