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John William BURRELL

Regimental number1519
Place of birthIslington, London, England
SchoolChequer St London County Council School, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionChurch of England
AddressAlbion Street, Warwick, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, R W Burrell, 46 Crayland Road, Edmonton London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name9th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 13 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"A good fine English lad, always ready for a fight, or anything else that was good and wholesome." (details from father)
FateKilled in Action 28 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death28 June 1915
Age at death19
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 11), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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