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Horace Benjamin GRUBB

Regimental number1233
Date of birth--/05/1895
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
Address19 Parliament Street, Sandy Bay, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs. C. E. Grubb, 19 Parliament Street, Sandy Bay, Tasmania
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT Morea on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1919
Discharge date14 January 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3770 Pte Alfred William GRUBB, 7th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 24 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Middle East

Wounded, 28 December 1917.

After the war, he undertook a 3 month course of instruction in motor engineering (to include driving and running repairs), The National School of Motoring, London, 30 May-30 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 November 1940
Age at death45
Place of burialCremated: Springvale Crematorium, Melbourne, Victoria

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