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John Ernest William RUMSEY

Regimental number26627
Place of birthDorset England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraper
Address34 Hobbs Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, J L Rumsey, Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 19
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 7 September 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death16 September 1944

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