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Bertie Cecil KESSELS

Regimental number3511
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressThe Homestead, Degilbo, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Nicholas Joseph Kessels, The Homestead, Degilbo, Queensland
Enlistment date18 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XI, Row C, Grave No. 24), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Nicolaus Joseph and Elizabeth KESSELS, Degilbo, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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