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Regimental number2307
Place of birthWorld's End, South Australia
SchoolWorld's End Creek Public School, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWorld's End, via Eudunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 4.75"
Weight127 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Harriet Duell, World's End, via Eudunda, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A59 Botanist on 26 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1916
Place of death or woundingWellington Ridge, Sinai Desert, Egypt
Age at death21
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row B. Grave No. 26), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Burra Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: Charles (d. aged 66; bu. Burra) and Annie Harriett (d. aged 64; bu. Burra) DUELL, World's End, South Australia. Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Egypt

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DUELL John

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