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Ross DRABBLE

Regimental number4497
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationMotor engineer
Address34 Clifton Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Mr G Drabble, 568 William Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date26 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 May 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row J, Grave No. 48), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
62
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Emma S. DRABBLE, 568 William Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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