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Thomas Esson James RULE

Regimental number188
Date of birth--/01/1895
Place of birthAberdeen, Burra, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressAberdeen, Burra, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W J Rule, Aberdeen, Burra, South Australia
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name10th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion


Unit: INF50
Promotion date: 10 July 1916

FateKilled in Action 3 April 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Thomas Eason Rule on NR
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Row A, Grave No.24)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William John and Ida RULE

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