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Henry John RUSSELL

Regimental number21025
Place of birthPrahran Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationAssistant surveyor
AddressAshfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J Russell, Hampden Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameAustralian Wireless Squadron 1 - Special Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 7 September 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Indarra on 26 November 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 2 February 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Ormonde on 2 March 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Pakeha on 27 May 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Malta on 16 October 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Indarra on 7 September 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Wireless Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 22 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 10650 Sergeant William Alexander RUSSELL, 24th Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 20 July 1919.

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