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Henry Osborne RUDD

Regimental number2059
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCook
AddressLongford, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 4"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs H O Rudd, Longford, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 February 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 September 1916
Date of death27 October 1919
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialLongford Cemetery, Tasmania
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
67
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Patience RUDD; Wife: Mrs H.O. RUDD. Native of Hagley, Tasmania.
Discharge date14 June 1916
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 11 March 1916; disembarked 22 April 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Hobart, 14 June 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death44
SourcesNAA: B2455, RUDD Henry Osborne

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