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Rex Edward Steven HEUSTON

Regimental number150
Place of birthSingleton New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A. Heuston, Harriett Street, Singleton, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: 9 August 1917

FateDied of wounds 7 November 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Rex Edward
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 30), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Stated to be PLAYFORD. Parents: Arthur and Frances HEUSTON, "Rexville", Frederick Street, Singleton, New South Wales

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 120
Date: 7 August 1918

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