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Regimental number1959
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolNewport and later Mona Vale Schools, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNewport via Manly, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Kuhlmorgen, Newport via Manly Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action
Age at death21.7
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot IX, Row E, Grave No. 3), La Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Carl John Tekell and Alice KUHLMORGEN, Newport, Manly, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsTwo cousins and one uncle were killed in action (members of the AIF).

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