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Regimental number2900
Place of birthFincir New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
AddressWyndham Street, Roma, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie M Russell, Wyndham Street, Roma, Queensland
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Malwa on 22 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2495 Pte Herbert John RUSSELL, 47th Bn, returned to Australia, 18 October 1917.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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