Service Number: 1963
Enlisted: 8 February 1916, Casula, New South Wales
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 4th Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
Born: Narromine, New South Wales, Australia, 12 December 1894
Home Town: Narromine, Narromine, New South Wales
Schooling: Private Tutor
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Gaza, Palestine, 19 April 1917, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Gaza War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza)
Plot XII, Row C, Grave 13
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Narromine War Memorial, Parkes & District Cenotaph
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World War 1 Service

8 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1963, Casula, New South Wales
12 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1963, 12th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '3' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Kabinga embarkation_ship_number: A58 public_note: ''
12 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1963, 12th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Kabinga, Sydney
19 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, 1963, 4th Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron, Battles of Gaza

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Harry Haw RATHBONE was born on 12th December, 1894 near Narromine, New South Wales

His parents were William Edward RATHBONE & Keturah HAW - they were both born in Victoria and married there in 1888