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Harold Castleman BURRELL

Regimental number15924
Date of birth3 February 1881
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressBelmore Road, Coogee, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Height5' 7.5"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinWife, Violet Collison Burrell, Belmore Road, Coogee, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 4.5 years in the Hertfordshire Yeomanry. Previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of eyesight.
Enlistment date13 November 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Unit nameAustralian Army Service Corps, 1st & 2nd Anzac Mounted Divisions, 15th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Port Darwin on 30 April 1918
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Mounted Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name entered on Nominal Roll as Henry Castleman BURRELL.
Discharge date24 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Taken on strength, 33rd Company, AASC, 21 September 1918.

Transferred to 32nd Company, AASC, 6 December 1918.

Admitted to 69th General Hospital, 26 December 1918 (catarrhal jaundice); transferred to 44th Stationary Hospital, 13 February 1919; to 14th Australian General hospital, Abbassia, 15 February 1919; to Convalescent Depot, Boulac, 27 February 1919; to Details Camp, Moascar, 13 March 1919; rejoined unit, in the field, 27 March 1919.

Admitted to 44th Stationary Hospital, Kantara, 3 April 1919 (influenza); discharged to duty, 12 April 1919; rejoined unit, 17 April 1919.

Admitted to 14th Australian General hospital, 21 May 1919 (pharingeal ulcer); discharged, 15 June 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Burma', 26 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 1 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 24 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BURRELL Harold Castleman

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