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Russell Gordon WITTS

Regimental number197
Place of birthAlbury New South Wales
ReligionNon-Conformist
OccupationFarmer
AddressParkes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rachael Witts, Parkes, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 13 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Medium Trench Mortar Battery
FateDied of disease 3 November 1918
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialSt John's Churchyard (Plot 16, Row H, Grave No. 2), Sutton Veny, Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin John and Rachel WITTS

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