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Wilfred Ernest DRABBLE

Regimental number4415
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressNarrogin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Drabble, West Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3-6 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert James and E.M. DRABBLE, Richmond Street, Leederville, Western Australia. Native of Perth Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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