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Regimental number1963
Place of birthTullamore, New South Wales
SchoolPrivate tutor
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Ormonde', Alagala Receiving Office, Narromine, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William Edward Rathbone, Alagala Receiving Office, Narromine, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A58 Kabinga on 12 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Squadron
FateKilled in Action 19 April 1917
Place of death or woundingGaza, Palestine
Age at death23.6
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialGaza War Cemetery (Plot XII, Row C, Grave No. 13), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and K. RATHABONE

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