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John BURRELL

Regimental number2134
Place of birthOrange New South Wales
SchoolSpring Hill Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressEurimbla, Cumnock, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Burrell, Eurimbla, Cumnock, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 19 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Veterinary Hospital
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGassed at Hamel, France.
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Age at death46
Place of burialCoburg Cemetery (Grave No. 314C), Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
184
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Catherine BURRELL
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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