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Raymond Leslie GOLDSMITH

Regimental number1537
Place of birthWollombi. New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Wyong, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHill Street, Wyong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Goldsmith, Hill Street, Wyong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, H Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death1 August 1915
Age at death21.9
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 5), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
36
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest and Eliza GOLDSMITH, Wyong, New South Wales. Native of Wollombi, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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