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Rupert MARSDEN

Regimental number856
Place of birthSt Kilda Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Addressc/o Mr Campbell, Glen Ira Road, East St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinSister, Miss A Marsden, c/o G Powell, Fern Avenue, East Malvern, Victoria
Previous military service20th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death8 August 1961

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