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Rupert Keith POUNTNEY

Regimental number641
Place of birthPort Macquarie New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJournalist
AddressPort Macquarie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Alfred Edward Pountney, Port Macquarie, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death12 May 1970

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