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David RAE

Regimental number5776
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
SchoolClaremont State School, Western Australia
AddressPrincess Road, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs. D.M.L. Rae, 691 Spencer Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 15 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBrandhoek New Military Cemetery No. 3 (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 7), Vlamertinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Lundie and Nellie RAE; husband of Della RAE, Lucknow Street, Flemington, Victoria. Native of Claremont, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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