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Rupert Clarence DARBY

Regimental number7427
Place of birthHorsham, Victoria
OccupationFarm hand
AddressCunderdin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, T W Darby, G S Railway, East Broomehill, Western Australia
Enlistment date7 August 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 August 1917
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Ormonde on 13 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of disease 13 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialFovant (St. George) Churchyard (Plot II, Row B, Frave No. 4), Wiltshire.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas William and Theresa DARBY, Broomehill, WesternAustralia. Born at Lake Karnak, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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