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James Patrick RALEIGH

Regimental number1736
Place of birthTownsville, Queensland
SchoolUnknown
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressDubbo, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Bridget Raleigh, White Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 18 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; James and Mary RALEIGH; husband of B. RALEIGH, 47 White Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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