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Rudolph ASHER

Regimental number16778
Place of birthPort Augusta, South Australia
AddressBrighton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 6.5"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss I M Asher, 'Palmerston', Wellington Square, North Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 June 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentStaff Sergeant
Unit nameStaff Sergeant Dispensers
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/108/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Discharge date10 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Llanstephan Castle', 15 February 1918; disembarked, 16 April 1918; discharged (cessation of hostilities), Adelaide, 10 December 1918.

War service: 2 years 179 days (of which 1 year 83 days was abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ASHER Rudolph

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