Rupert Gordon RABBISH

RABBISH, Rupert Gordon

Service Numbers: 4729, 4729A
Enlisted: 2 August 1915
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1)
Born: Burra, SA, 20 November 1891
Home Town: Subiaco, Nedlands, Western Australia
Schooling: Scotch College Perth
Occupation: Clerk - Nestle & Anglo-Swiss Condensed Milk Co.
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 17 July 1917, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Messines Ridge British Cemetery
III E 2, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Messines, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Boulder Roll of Honor, Boulder Roll of Honour Board, Nedlands Scotch College WW1 Honour Roll, Subiaco Fallen Soldiers Memorial, Toogoolawah Nestle & Anglo-Swiss Condensed Milk Co Honor Roll, Williams War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

2 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 4729, 11th Infantry Battalion
1 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, 4729, 11th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Ulysses embarkation_ship_number: A38 public_note: ''
1 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, 4729, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Fremantle
17 Jul 1917: Involvement Corporal, 4729A, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 4729A awm_unit: 51 Battalion awm_rank: Corporal awm_died_date: 1917-07-17

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of William Thomas RABBISCH and Elizabeth Jane nee BOUNDY of Williams, Western Australia