|Place of birth||Fourlanes, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||41|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Mary Rule, 88 Taylor's Road, Thebarton, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Son: 455 Pte Charles RULE, 10th Bn, killed in action, 15 April 1917.|
Embarked Adelaide, 11 January 1916; disembarked Suez, 9 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria, 6 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 16 June 1916.
Classifed B1A (fit for Home Service) by Medical Board, Larkhill, 24 September 1916.
Reclassified C1, 8th Training Bn, 21 May 1917.
Marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 13 September 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Lyttleton', 19 October 1917 (for discharge: overage and varicose veins); discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 27 December 1917.
War service: 2 years 124 days (of which 1 year 335 days were abroad)Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, RULE Charles|