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William Lambert RUDD

Regimental number10089
Place of birthCleatormoor, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBoxer
Address34 Cooper Street, Waterloo, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24.7
Height5' 10"
Weight169 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs L Rudd, 34 Cooper Street, Waterloo, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Volunteers, Western Australia.
Enlistment date7 October 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 17 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 17 October 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date4 April 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Ajana', 17 October 1916; arrived, Melbourne, 8 December 1916, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: gassed and deafness), Sydney, 4 April 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death28 December 1947
Age at death57
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, RUDD William Lambert

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