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John Herbert RUSH

Regimental number3452
Place of birthMoss Vale, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBuilder
Address23 Harrow Road, Stanmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5'10.25"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jemima Erskine Rush, Penrose via Goulburn, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 August 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Philip and Jemma RUSH
Discharge date16 October 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on boar HT 'Chemnitz', 7 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 8 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 16 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death16 May 1937
Age at death47
Place of burialBotany Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, RUSH John Herbert

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