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Regimental number1728
Place of birthCarcoar, New South Wales
OccupationStation hand
AddressTrunky Creek, Newbridge, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Matthew Radburn, Abercrombie Creek, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 July 1918
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. II), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Matthew and Bridget RADBURN, Trunkey Creek, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1647 Pte Archibald RADBURN, 45th Bn, killed in action, 7 June 1917; 1728 Pte Ambrose RADBURN, 26th Bn, killed in action, 5 July 1918; 2714 Pte John RADBURN, 13th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 September 1919; 2715 Pte Nathaniel RADBURN, 45th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1918.
Other details

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

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