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Fred RUSHTON

Regimental number30124
Place of birthBury England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGoondiwindi, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs H A Rushton, Yelarbon, Queensland
Enlistment date31 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 13, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/40/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT6 A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 19 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 462 Pte Frank RUSHTON, 7th Machine Gun Company, killed in action, 22 April 1916; 3411 Pte Harold RUSHTON, 1st Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 24 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 March 1965

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