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Albert Ernest RUST

Regimental number1277
Place of birthClifton Hill Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraper
AddressTraralgon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Rust, Traralgon, Victoria
Enlistment date15 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name38th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialYpres Reservoir Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 37), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary RUST, Campbell Street, Traralgon, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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