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James RUSSELL

Regimental number4277
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSeaman
Address9 Carrington Street, Rozelle, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Height5'4.25"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs M James, 127 Central Park Road, East End, London, England
Previous military service2 Years Territorials. 6th Bat Essex Rgt
Enlistment date7 August 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Jane RUSSELL
Discharge date2 November 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Zealandic', 3 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 23 August 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 2 November 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death11 September 1935
Age at death55
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, RUSSELL James

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