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Cyril Edward RAFTER

Regimental number2974A
Place of birthGrandchester Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGrandchester, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Patrick Rafter, Grandchester, Queensland
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 August 1917
Place of burialDerry House Cemetery No. 2 (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 10), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
144
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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