Donald William ABELL


ABELL, Donald William

Service Number: 3/400125
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR)
Born: Boonah, Queensland, 21 November 1927
Home Town: Boonah, Scenic Rim, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Drowning (Battle casualty), Korea, 31 August 1951, aged 23 years
Cemetery: United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea
Originally interred at Tanggok Cemetery. Portion 19 Plot and Row 3 Grave No.1007
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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Korean War Service

4 Nov 1950: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 3/400125, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR)

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Biography contributed by Kathleen Bambridge

Brother of Barbara, Dulice, Keith and Cliff on a card layed at the National Korean War memorial sculptored by Les Kossatz. 

A boulder from a Korean battlefield was incorporated in to the Memorial.