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Ronald Harcourt RUSSELL

Regimental number31663
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressCommercial Travellers Club, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, J Russell, C/o Milne and Co., Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date23 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 10, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 1 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row E, Grave No. 2A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Ada RUSSELL, 12 Thomas Street, Western Australia. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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