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Douglas Arthur RADBURN

Regimental number3975
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSeaman
AddressFairview, Eric Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 7"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Radburn, 'Alameda', Bishops Avenue, Randwick, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Royal Field Artillery, Citizen Military Forces; resigned.
Enlistment date21 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 10 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 16 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date20 May 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Kanowna', 16 December 1917; disembarked Sydney, 16 July 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, chest, penetrating), Sydney, 20 May 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 May 1982
Age at death91
Place of burialCremated: St Thomas Cemetery (Wall A Niche 132, Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, RADBURN Douglas Arthur

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