|Place of birth||Fowlers Bay South Australia|
|Religion||Church of Christ|
|Address||PO Thebarton, Thebarton, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Father, H S Rumball, Thebarton Post Office, Thebarton, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||2nd Lieutenant|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Major|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354, 5 November 1915; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 12, 27 January 1916.
'Work done at Le Barque, 24/25 February 1917.'
Second recommendation for Military Cross, 10 March 1917: '(Le Barque 24-26 February 1917) Courage and initiative and splendid leadership.'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He made several reconnaissances of unknown ground under heavy fire, and by his quick appreciation of the situation and prompt action greatly assisted in the success of the operations.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133
|Family/military connections||Brother: 53 Pte Francis Elmer RUMBALL, 5th Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 31 July 1918; Brother-in-Law: 2784 Pte Stanley Henry RUMBALL, 10th Bn, died of wounds, 20 April 1916.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western FrontMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal