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Rupert Alexander Maxwell COLYER

Regimental number17508
Place of birthTaralga New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStock buyer
AddressEast Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Neville Florence Lolo Colyer, 30 Gladstone Road, Parnell, New Zealand
Enlistment date3 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameCavalry Divisional Signal Squadron 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Wireless Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Lt Henry Maxwell COLYER, 36th Bn, killed in action, 12 April 1918; 15 Corporal Roy Douglas Maxwell COLYER. 3rd Bn, returned to Australia, 8 October 1918.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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