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William Joseph RALLS

Regimental number673
Date of birth11 February 1897
Place of birthTilkenham, England
Place of birthYarragon, Victoria
SchoolBristol, England
Age on arrival in Australia15
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNumurkah, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr Joseph Ralls, Post Office Numurkah, Victoria
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death10 August 1918
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot 7, Row A, Grave No. 12), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
128
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Joseph and Annie Ralls, Numurkah, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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