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John Hotson MURSELL

Regimental number1742
Place of birthRobe South East, South Australia
SchoolSt Peters (Catholic) School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Addressc/o Geo Wills and Co, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A R Mursell, c/o Geo Wills and Co, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date6 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name27th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied at 16th General Hospital, Le Treport.
FateDied of wounds 9 October 1917
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialMont Huon Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row N, Gave No. 8B), Le Treport, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur R. and Lilian Mary MURSELL. Native of Robe South East, South Australia

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