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Regimental number2871
Place of birthSouthport, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRawling Street, Southport, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 4.5"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Scarborough, South Port, Queensland
Previous military service3 yrs. Senior Cadets Area 90. EQUIPMENT RETURNED.
Enlistment date29 September 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie SCARBOROUGH. Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date19 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Aeneas', 18 December 1918; disembarked Brisbane, 12 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 19 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 July 1928
Age at death30
Place of burialSouthport Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, SCARBOROUGH Russell

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