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Harold William RUSSELL

Regimental number5447
Place of birthCowra New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMachinist
Address1 Rose Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, Mr. W. Russell, Woodstock, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 February 1917
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialBernafay Wood British Cemetery (Row J, Grave No. 74), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
163
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Catherine RUSSELL, Hercules Street, East Goulburn, New South Wales. Native of Mount McDonald, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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