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George RUSHTON

Regimental number3251
Place of birthAccrington, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMill hand
AddressPindalup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5'6.75"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Thomas Rushton, 40 Albert Street, Clayton, Les Moirs, near Accrington, Lancashire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 September 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Helen RUSHTON
Discharge date10 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Barambah', 3 Spetember 1919; disembarked Perth, 17 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 10 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death18 November 1933
Age at death38
Place of burialBunbury Cemetery, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, RUSHTON George

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