Sydney Mervyn RASBY


RASBY, Sydney Mervyn

Service Numbers: QX52358, Q136144
Enlisted: 1 May 1943
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: Australian Provost Corps
Born: Glasshouse Mountains, Qld., 15 October 1923
Home Town: Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Injuries - Motor Cycle Accident, Buranda, Qld., 14 February 1947, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Lutwyche Cemetery, Brisbane, Qld
ANZ 7 74 64
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN QX52358
1 May 1943: Enlisted Corporal, SN Q136144, Australian Provost Corps
1 May 1943: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Corporal, SN QX52358
1 May 1943: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Corporal, SN QX52358
14 Feb 1947: Discharged
Date unknown: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Corporal, SN QX52358

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Albert and Wilhelmina Augusta Sophia Rasby; husband of Thelma Rasby, of Paddington.

Sydney M. Rasby, 23, a soldier attached to the Northern Command Provost Service, Kelvin Grove, died from head injuries he received when his motor cycle and a car collided at the corner of Logan Road and Maynard Street, Buranda, at 3 p.m. yesterday. Rasby died in an ambulance car while being taken to Greenslopes Military Hospital.