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Regimental number2135
Place of birthPort Pirie, South Australia
SchoolPort Pirie Public School and Unley High School, South Australia
ReligionSalvation Army
OccupationFarm hand
Address37 Charles Street, Unley, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6.5"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Raedle, 37 Charles Street, Unley, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date1 July 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death25 February 1917
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row F, Grave No. 5), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Elizabeth RADOSLOVICH (as spelt), 43 Charles Street, Unley, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Adelaide, 28 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 11 October 1916.

Taken on strength, 38th Bn, from 43rd Bn, 13 November 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 22 November 1916.

Wounded in action, 8 February 1917 (gun shot wound, back), admitted to 9th Australian Field Ambulance, and transferred same day to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station; to 13th General Hospital, Boulogne, 13 February 1917; to England, 15 February 1917, and admitted to County of London War Hospital, Epsom, 17 February 1917 (gun shot wound, spine: 'dangerously ill').

Died of wounds, 25 February 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as RADOSTORISCH.
SourcesNAA: B2455, RADOSLOVICH Joseph

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