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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Private Robert Joseph Russell

1874
Born in Bacchus Marsh, VIC
21/9/1915
Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA in the AIF, aged 42
1/11/1915
Allotted to the 13th Reinforcements, 16th Battalion
29/1/1916
Embarked from Fremantle, WA aboard the HMAT A54 Runic
26/2/1916
Disembarked in Egypt
2/4/1916
Transferred to the 48th Battalion - Egypt
18/8/1917
Transferred to the 4th Division Salvage Company - France
14/12/1917 - 31/12/1917
On leave in England
7/6/1918
Admitted to hospital, France - Trench Fever
13/6/1918 - 17/7/1918
Evacuated back to England and admitted to the Birmingham War Hospital, Rednal
17/7/1918 - 29/7/1918
Transferred to the 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford
29/7/1918 - 12/8/1918
On leave
3/12/1918
Embarked for Australia
15/1/1919
Returned to Australia aboard the Leicestershire
17/1/1919
Admitted to the 8th Australian General Hospital, Fremantle, WA - chronic rheumatism due to the trench fever
3/3/1919
Discharged from the AIF

Last updated by lee, Mon, 03 May 2021 14:21:01