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Rudolph Oswald Louis EY

Regimental number237
Place of birthBrien, Victoria (Dimboola)
SchoolDimboola V. Settlement State School, Dimboola, Victoria
AddressDimboola, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Louis Phillip Ey, Dimboola, Victoria
Previous military service73rd Infantry
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 15, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death21
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 20), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Louis Phillip and E.E. EY. Native of Brim, Victoria

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