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Rupert Holton HERD

Place of birthBallarat Vic
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationAccountant
AddressMrs katie Herd, E S and A Bank, Leveson Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, David Herd, Mrs katie Herd, E S and A Bank, Leveson Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date17 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 16 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialEastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery (D.345), Sussex
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
188
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Katherine HERD, Wonga Road, Ringwood, Victoria

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