Albert James SELLS

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SELLS, Albert James

Service Number: 483
Enlisted: 21 April 1915, At sea
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Machine Gun Company
Born: Booligal, New South Wales, 6 July 1890
Home Town: Charleville, Murweh, Queensland
Schooling: Booligal Public School
Occupation: Locomotive Engine Driver
Died: Killed in Action, France, 5 August 1916, aged 26 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Charleville All Saints Church Honour Roll, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

21 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 483, At sea
24 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 483, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
24 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 483, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Brisbane
4 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 483, 26th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
5 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 483, 7th Machine Gun Company, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Son of William G. and Sarah K.