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Loris Ivan RALPH

Regimental number335
Place of birthWestbury, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWestbury, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 7.75"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ralph, Westbury, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in 91st Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Place of enlistmentPontville, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 December 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Hacking', 3 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 27 January 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Tasmania, 29 March 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Lewis.
SourcesNAA: B2455, RALPH Loris Ivan

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