Private Rubin Cameron Radford

Service number 3154
Birth Place Australia: Tasmania, Northdown
Death Date 1918-03-28
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 40th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Reuben (Rubin) Cameron Radford (3154, 40th Battalion) was a labourer from Thirlstane, Tasmania. He was killed in action near Heilly, France, on 28 March 1918 during the German Spring Offensive of March – May 1918. Rubin is buried in the Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe, Peronne, France. Rubin’s father wrote that he was 17 years 11 months of age at the time of his death.



Date of enlistment 31 August 1916
Date of embarkation 10 February 1917
Date of death 28 March 1918
Date of fate 28 March 1918