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Rupert Henry Lea CATON

Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
AddressMarrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Maude Caton, 33 Llewellyn Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service36th Infantry
Enlistment date23 December 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant (Honorary Lieutenant)
Unit nameDecember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1918
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsPlaque in Garden of Remembrance, New South Wales
Date of death14 February 1959
Age at death63

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