William Cyril MURRELL

MURRELL, William Cyril

Service Number: 4855
Enlisted: 13 September 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Northfield, South Australia, 31 October 1889
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Harness-maker/Saddler
Died: Died of wounds, France, 30 January 1917, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
IV. H. 3.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mallala Two Wells Pictorial Honour Roll 2
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World War 1 Service

13 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Brisbane, Queensland
28 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 4855, 15th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '11' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Commonwealth embarkation_ship_number: A73 public_note: ''
28 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 4855, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Commonwealth, Brisbane

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Son of Frederick and Frances Murrell, of 21, John St., Eastwood, South Australia.


Mr. and Mrs. F. Murrell, of the Two Wells Hotel, Two Wells, have been notified by the military authorities that their son, Private W. Murrell, had died at the Midland Casualty Clearing Station on January 30 from bomb wounds received while in action in France. The late Private Murrell, who enlisted at Urishaiie, was 27 years of age. Two of his brothers are now at the front." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 17 Feb 1917 (nla.gov.au)