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Rupert Havelock HERPS

Regimental number1561
Place of birthWindsor New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationStore clerk
Address28 Rawson Street, Haberfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinSister, Gladys Herps, 28 Rawson Street, Haberfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service29th Infantry
Enlistment date11 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 October 1917
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row B, Grave No. 11A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117

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