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Henry Tudor RUDDER

Regimental number435
Date of birth23 October 1892
Place of birthBirmingham, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWoodworker
AddressNagoorin, Boyne Valley Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Henry Tudor Rudder Snr, Nagoorin, Boyne Valley Line, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months in the Territorial Force, England.
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 7, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/12/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll435A
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Discharge date13 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3431 Pte Charles Henry RUDDER, 4th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 9 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Melbourne, 20 October 1916; transshipped to 'Ulysses' at Sierra Leone; disembarked Devonport, 20 December 1916.

Transferred to 4th Division Machine Gun Company, 13 February 1917. Proceeded overseas to France, 7 September 1917.

Commenced return to Australia, 12 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 7 July 1919; discharged, 13 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death5 June 1962
Age at death69.6
Place of burialGladstone Cemetery, Queensland

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