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Reginald Henry DABB

Regimental number393
Place of birthColongulac, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressCampbell Street, Camperdown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 8.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Wm Dabb, Camperdown PO, Camperdown, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentCamperdown, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name8th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Promotion date: 28 April 1916

FateDied of wounds 26 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCologne Southern Cemetery (Plot XVII, Row B, Grave No. 7), Germany.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Lillian Jane DABB, Camperdown, Victoria, Australia. Native of Murtoa, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Reported wounded and missing, France, 18 August 1916.

Subsequently confirmed as Prisoner of War, Germany.

Died of wounds, Munster, 26 September 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DABB Reginald Henry

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