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Frederick Erskine RUSH

Regimental number4890
Place of birthPenrose, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Address25 Harrow Road, Stanmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs J E Rush, Penrose, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialEstaires communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row W, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
163
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Phillip and Jemima RUSH, Tallong, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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