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Regimental number1414
Place of birthMarrickville, New South Wales
SchoolMarrickville, Drummoyne & Fort Street Public Schools, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDick Street, Henley, Parramatta River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs N Noake, Dick Street, Henley, Paramatta River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName given on RoH circular as Ralph Israel Marshall NOAKE. Wounded on 8 May 1915 by sniper while on observation post; returned to his unit a few days before the attack on Lone Pine.
FateKilled in Action 06-9 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Age at death21.11
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialJohnstons Jolly (Special Memorial No. 31), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary NOAKE, "Manoa", Dick Street, Henley, South Australia. Native of Marrickville, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: Lt Alexander J. Grunnell
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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