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Albert Clarence RUST

Regimental number62343
Place of birthArmadale, New South Wales
ReligionSalvation Army
OccupationPlumber
AddressProspect, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 3"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E.M. Rust, 66 Gloucester Street, Prospect, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 May 1918
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th South Australian Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 31 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th General Service Reinforcements
FateDied at sea 18 October 1918
Place of burialAt sea
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
185
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Salvation Army Roll of Honour, Gawler, South Australia.
Other details

Embarked Melbourne, 31 August 1918.

Admitted to Ship's Hospital, 9 October 1918 (influenza); discharged, 12 October 1918.

Admitted to Ship's Hospital, 16 October 1918 (influenza).

Died, 1645 hours, 18 October 1918 (influenza).

War Medal: British War Medal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, RUST Albert Clarence

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