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William Gordon SELLS

Regimental number983
Date of birthApprox. 1899
Place of birthBourke, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address616 Illawarra Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Sells, 616 Illawarra Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Other detailsOne of seven sons. His eldest brother was the first white male born in Bourke.

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