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Edward Leslie RABBITTS

Regimental number443
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationVeterinary surgeon
AddressKelvin, New South Head Road, Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Rabbitts, Kelvin, New South Head Road, Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 24 August 1914; taken on strength 1 FABde 12 September 1914; died of enteric fever 25 July 1915.
FateDied of disease 25 July 1915
Age at death25
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot B, Row II, Grave No 6), Malta
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Family/military connectionsBrother: 37449 Gunner Stanley Kelvin RABBITTS, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 24 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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