John William BURRELL

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BURRELL, John William

Service Number: 1519
Enlisted: 12 December 1914, Enlisted at Warwick, QLD
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Islington, London, England, 1895
Home Town: Warwick, Southern Downs, Queensland
Schooling: Chequer Street London County School. London, England
Occupation: Miller
Died: Killed in action, Gaba Tepe, Gallipoli, 28 June 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row E, Grave 11
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

12 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1519, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Warwick, QLD
13 Feb 1915: Involvement Corporal, SN 1519, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
13 Feb 1915: Embarked Corporal, SN 1519, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 16 years

Son of Richard William Burrell of 46 Crayland Road, Edmonton, London, England

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

He had  training as a boxer

Take from the Roll of Honour Circular:- Details his father wrote

A good fine English lad, always ready for a fight, or anything else that was good and wholesome.