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Raymond JORDAN

Regimental number2934
Place of birthPampoolak, Manning River, New South Wales
SchoolMethodist Mission Lyceum, Castlereagh Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Other trainingLeigh College, Enfield, Sydney
OccupationDivinity student
AddressManning River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 10"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinFather, G H Jordan, Bohirock, Manning River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme Sector, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 23), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Thomas and Sarah JORDAN, Bohnock, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Joined 4th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 6 January 1916.

Transferred to 56th Bn, 16 February 1916.

Transferred to 14th Machine Gun Company, 10 March 1916.

On Command, School of Instruction, 4 March 1916; rejoined Bn, 25 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 June 1916.

Killed in action, 20 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, JORDAN Raymond

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