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Regimental number1669
Place of birthSpringhill, Canada
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address8 Domain Road, Forest Lodge, Glebe, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 6.5"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel May Rector, 8 Domain Road, Forest Lodge, Glebe, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceYes 12 days 93 Bat Inf Canada
Enlistment date3 May 1916
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Hector RECTOR. Plaque in Launceston Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date9 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Armagh', 5 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 18 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Hobart, 9 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 June 1931
Age at death45
Place of burialUlverstone Cemetery, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, RECTOR Fred

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