Oswald John Shaw RUSSELL

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RUSSELL, Oswald John Shaw

Service Number: 4468
Enlisted: 28 February 1916, Place of enlistment - Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company)
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, 1893
Home Town: Northam, Northam, Western Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action (Black Watch shaft), France, 27 November 1916
Cemetery: Hersin Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot I, Row C, Grave 9
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Northam Fallen, Northam Memorial Hospital, WA State War Memorial

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World War 1 Service

28 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 4468, 3rd Tunnelling Company (inc. 6th Tunnelling Company), Place of enlistment - Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
1 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 4468, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company), Embarked on HMAT 'A69' Warilda from Fremantle --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '6' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Warilda embarkation_ship_number: A69 public_note: ''
27 Nov 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 4468

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