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Reuben Frank STARR

Regimental number2304
Date of birth14 April 1885
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolWaikerie Public School, South Australia
ReligionNo religion
AddressWaikerie, River Murray, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 6.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Starr, Waikerie, River Murray, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Reuben spelt Ruben
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Mary (d. 19 March 1952, aged 93; bu. Waikerie Cemetery) STARR
Discharge date3 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nowra', 5 March 1919; disembarke Adelaide, 18 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 3 June 1919.

Wounded and taken prisoner, 2 April 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 February 1936
Age at death50
Place of burialWaikerie Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, STARR Reuben Frank

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