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James RUSHTON

Regimental number942
Place of birthLilydale Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressUpper Road, California Gully, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, James Rushton, Upper Road, California Gully, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date1 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A59 Botanist on 2 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 67), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
180
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Anna RUSHTON, 56 Havelock Street, Bendigo, Victoria

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