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George RUSSELL

Regimental number892
Place of birthHayling Isle England
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGardener
AddressCochrane Street, Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Russell, Coast Guard, Hayling Island, England
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 10),France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
164
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. F. and Mrs Annie RUSSELL, near Coastguard Station, South Hayling, Havant, Hants., England

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