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Reece Jacob CORNELL

Regimental number3777
Date of birth12 February 1886
Place of birthPort Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolPort Adelaide Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRosewater, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel Cornell, Braco Street, Rosewater, South Australia
Enlistment date24 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 21 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Other detailsWar service: France. Gassed, 23 December 1917; invalided to Harefield Hospital. Arrived back in Australia, 28 April 1919.
Date of death16 September 1953

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