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Hubert Reginald RATHBONE

Regimental number2275
Place of birthPort augusta, South Australia
SchoolChrist Church, North Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressGranton, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, F B Rathbone, Granton, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of disease 10 October 1915
Place of death or woundingFell ill in trenches, Gallipoli, died Malta.
Age at death22.2
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot A, Grave No. XIII, Row 5), Europe
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
67
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank and Isabella RATHBONE, Granton, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: Percy Rathbone, killed Villers-Bretonneux.

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