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Reuben William HOUSE

Regimental number3774
Place of birthQuindalup, Western Australia
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSouth Bunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Albert House, South Bunbury, Western Australia
Enlistment date19 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row J, Grave No. 5), Billers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert and Ann HOUSE, Gibson Street, South Bunbury, Western Australia. Native of Capel, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: Arthur Albert House, killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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