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William Burn RUSSELL

Regimental number5087
Date of birth11 August 1888
Place of birthLeichhardt, New South Wales
SchoolMarrickville Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPainter
AddressMarrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ivy Isabel Russell, 178 Victoria Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Mechanical Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 November 1946

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