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Norman Basil MAXWELL

Regimental number4219
Place of birthManoora, South Australia
SchoolManoora State School, and Largs Bay College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSaddleworth, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs S A Maxwell, Saddleworth, South Australia
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of disease 24 December 1916
Place of death or woundingRouen, France
Age at death22.6
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O, Plot III, Row F, Grave No. II), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Manoora Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: John and Sarah MAXWELL, 'Hazeleigh', Saddleworth, South Australia. Native of Manoora, South Australia. Died of appendicitis
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2216 Pte Edgar Albert MAXWELL, 50th Bn, killed in action, 2 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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