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Oswald Henry WELLS

Regimental number2682
Place of birthSomerton New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, John Thomas Wells, Ashford, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2089 Driver Leslie Ernest WELLS, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, returned to Australia, 2 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 October 1956
Age at death66
Place of burialTexas Cemetery, Queensland

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