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Thomas William Henry RUSSELL

Regimental number1429
Place of birthGippsland Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse trainer
Address42 Denis Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Nicholl Russell, 42 Denis Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'For gallantry at Whiz Farm South East of Ypres on 2nd April, 1918.'
Recommendation date: 11 April 1918

FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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