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Rupert Thomas JOSE

Regimental number4453
Place of birthHoolunga, South Australia
Place of birthKoolunga, South Australia
SchoolGlenelg State School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressBeverley, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, W H Jose, Mt Kokeby, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialPasschendaele New British Cemetery (Plot XI, Row E, Grave No. 4), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
113
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: W.H. and Louisa JOSE, Mount Korkeby, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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