Thomas Adamthwaite RUDD


RUDD, Thomas Adamthwaite

Service Number: 592
Enlisted: 3 September 1914, Helena Vale, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Donnybrook, Donnybrook-Balingup, Western Australia
Schooling: State School
Occupation: Sleeper Cutter
Died: Died of Wounds, Gallipoli, 30 July 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Donnybrook Preston Road Board, Donnybrook War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

3 Sep 1914: Enlisted Helena Vale, Western Australia
2 Nov 1914: Involvement Private, SN 592, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
2 Nov 1914: Embarked Private, SN 592, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Thomas Adamthwaite RUDD was born in 1893 in Sydney, NSW

His parents were Thomas Adamthwaite RUDD and Betsy JOHNSTON

He was living in Thompsons Brook, Donnybrook in Western Australian when he enlisted in the Australian Army on 19th August 1914  - He was a private in the 11th Battalion, E Company - Unit embarked from Fremantle WA on the HMAT Ascanius on 2nd November 1914

Thomas died of wounds received in action (shell wound in abdomen) on 30th July, 1915 on board the Hospital ship Rewa -buried at sea - he is commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial and the Australian War Memorial.