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James Gibson RUSSELL

Regimental number2965
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressBalgownie, South Coast, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Russell, Balgownie, South Coast, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 June 1936
Age at death62
Place of burialAberdare Cemetery, New South Wales

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