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Lockhart RUPE

Regimental number991
Place of birthPerth, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBoiler fitter
AddressMidland Junction, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 6.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary E Rupe, Sayers Street, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Previous military serviceYES A.G.A. 2 yrs Time expired Discharged
Enlistment date11 January 1917
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentFitter
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Broad Gauge Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 20 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Alison RUPE. Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date29 March 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Morvada', 4 January 1919; disembarked Perth, 12 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 29 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death14 June 1937
Age at death47
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, RUPE Lockhart

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