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Stephen Grainger RABONE

Regimental number7840
Place of birthTownsville, Queensland
SchoolToowoomba Grammar School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBurwood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr. S.T. Rabone, Eothen, Comer Street, Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets.
Enlistment date6 December 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 August 1918
Place of death or woundingBray, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCote 80 French National Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 16), Etinehem, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
126
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Stephen RABONE and Margaret TURTON, his wife, Kilmallie, Victoria Street, Strathfield, New South Wales. Native of Townsville, Queensland
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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