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William Campbell RAINE

Regimental number2447
Place of birthN/A Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPrinter
AddressSpencer Street, Sebastopol, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J W Raine, Spencer Street, Sebastopol, Victoria
Enlistment date22 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1484 Driver Jonathan RAINE, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 8 November 1918; 3151 Pte Walter James RAINE, Australian Railway Operating Company, returned to Australia, 22 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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