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Rupert Carl WERTHEIM

Regimental number1990
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHardware merchant
AddressKensington Road, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, H Wertheim, Kensington Road, South Yarra, Victoria
Enlistment date16 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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