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John Francis RUSSELL

Regimental number826
Place of birthRocky Hall New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressStanwell Park, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William E Russell, Stanwell Park, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A6 Clan Mccorquodale on 6 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 9), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Jane RUSSELL, 21 florence Street, St. Peter's, Sydney. Native of Eden, New South Wales

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