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Horace Roy RUSH

Place of birthYoung New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDraper
Address'Coningsby', North Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, C S Rush, North Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name20th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialQuarry Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 8), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
92
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Susan RUSH, 'Earleroy', Tindale Road, Artarmon, New South Wales. Native of Young, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousins: Lt Bertie Danson RUSH MC, 30th Bn, died of wounds, 4 September 1918; 1390A Company Sergeant Major Cecil RUSH CdeG, 15th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 March 1919; Sister Edith D. RUSH RRC, Australian Army Nursing Service, returned to Australia, 24 January 1920; 1045 Pte George Alfred RUSH, 9th Bn, killed in action, 25 April 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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