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Rabling H S   Pte   3358

Page history last edited by Lenore Frost 5 years, 4 months ago

Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918

 

 

Pte Henry Sims Rabling, 3rd Pioneer Battalion.  Courtesy of Greg Manderson

 

Rabling H S   Pte    3358    Henry Sims               3 Pioneer Bn    20    Plumber    Single    Meth        

Address:    Moonee Ponds, Primrose St, 69    

Next of Kin:    Rabling, Frank, father, 69 Primrose St, Moonee Ponds    

Enlisted:    14 May 1917        

Embarked:     A32 Themistocles 4 Aug 1917 

Prior service: 4 years cadets, 2 years Citizens Forces 58 Inf (Essendon Rifles). 

 

Relatives on Active Service:

Rabling H Sapper A-g Cpl 22300 brother

 

"Tug O War 58a, H S Rabling." Henry Rabling kept this medallion

amongst his memorabilia. It is dated 1914 on the reverse.

Courtesy of Greg Manderson.  See the Essendon Gazette for 3 Dec 1914

 

Sapper Harry Rabling, youngest son of Mr. Frank Rabling, of 69 Primrose street, Moonee Ponds, has enlisted in the A.I.F. and has joined the Pioneers at Seymour.

 

ROLL OF HONOR. (1917, June 28). The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 2 Edition: Morning. Retrieved May 17, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74602977

 

ROLL OF HONOUR SEND-OFF TO A SOLDIER.

Pte. Henry Rabling, who is leaving for the front very shortly, was on Monday night, given a send-off by a number of his comrades at the Pascoe Rovers football club room, 165 Pascoe Vale road, Moonee Ponds. He was wished a safe journey and quick return. At the close of an enjoyable evening, he was presented with a wallet and safety razor.

 

ROLL OF HONOUR. (1917, August 9). The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 5 Edition: Morning. Retrieved May 22, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74603356

 

Mr. F. Rabling, of 69 Primrose street, Moonee Ponds, has been officially notified that his youngest son, Pte. H. S. Rabling, with the 3rd Pioneers, has been gassed.

 

ROLL OF HONOR. (1918, June 20). The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 3 Edition: Morning. Retrieved July 8, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74606340

 

War Service Commemorated

Essendon Town Hall L-R

Essendon State School

Moonee Ponds Methodist Church  (H F)

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour With the Colours

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