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Arnold Henry Thomas RALPH

Regimental number7040
Place of birthMaldon, Victoria
SchoolState School, Vcitoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationForeman
Address10 Craig Street, Spotswood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Mr R Ralph, Chapel Street, Maldon, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed 3-4 years Australian Infantry Regiment (Militia), Castlemaine.
Enlistment date22 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death26.9
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXII, row F, Grave No. 18A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Frances RALPH, Chapel Street, Maldon, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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