|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Hobart, Tasmania|
|School||Leslie House School, Hobart; Grammar School, Launceston, Tasmania|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Bank of New South Wales, North Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, H P Sorell, 9 Abbott Street, Launceston, Tasmania|
|Previous military service||Served for 3.5 years in the 41st Battery Australian Field Artillery; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Place of enlistment||Claremont, Tasmania|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Howitzer Brigade 25, Reinforcement 8|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/135/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||25th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Joined the Bank of New South Wales, Devonport Branch, 6 May 1912; transferred to Hobart Branch, 17 October 1913; to Inspector's Department, Head Office, 1 April 1915; North Sydney Branch, 14 May 1915.|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||Zonnebeke, Belgium|
|Age at death||22.9|
|Age at death from cemetery records||22|
|Place of burial||Etaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row M, Grave No. 25A), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Hugh and Florence SORELL, 9 Abbott Street, Launceston, Tasmania. Native of Hobart, Tasmania|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 23 November 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 29 January 1917; marched into Australian Details, Perham Downs, 30 January 1917.
Marched into Reserve Brigade Australian Artillery, Larkhill, 26 March 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 23 July 1917; attached to 8th Light Trench Mortar Battery, in the field, 1 August 1917.
Wounded in action, 26 September 1917 (gun shot wound, right eye, chest, fractured right arm); admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 29 September 1917, and transferred same day to 2nd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station; transferred to Ambulance Train No 30, 29 September 1917, and admitted to 24th General Hospital, Etaples.
Right arm amputated; right eye removed.
Died of wounds, 24 November 1917.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), p. 367
NAA B2455 file 8088704.