Samuel O'DELL

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O'DELL, Samuel

Service Number: 809
Enlisted: 5 November 1914, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 6th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Bingara, New South Wales, 1893
Home Town: Bingara, Gwydir, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Died of wounds - head and shoulder, St Andrews Hospital, Malta, 19 August 1915
Cemetery: Pieta Military Cemetery
Plot A, Row 1X, Grave 4
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World War 1 Service

5 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 809, 6th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
6 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 809, 6th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC Gallipoli
6 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 809, 6th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Clan MacCorquodale, Sydney
21 Jul 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 809, 6th Light Horse Regiment, Wounds to the head and shoulder. Invalided to Malta on board HS Sicilia. Information from Malta dated 9 August 1915 said he was dangerously ill
19 Aug 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 809, 6th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Husband of Mary Frances O'Dell of 'Emu Cottage', Bent Street, Katoomba, NSW. Mary died in March 1918

Son of John E. O'Dell of Cunningham Street, Bingara, NSW

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

Prior to enlisting he had served a 5 year apprenticeship with W.H. Smith of Bingara, NSW