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Harold Harry ABELL

Regimental number173
Place of birthLeicester, England
SchoolPublic School, England
Age on arrival in Australia15
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway porter
AddressThomas Street, West End, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Abell, Thomas Street, West End, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Oxley Volunteers.
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 April 1916
Place of death or woundingSailly-le-Sec, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22.5
Place of burialMerville Communal Cemetery (VI. P. 19.), France
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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