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Gavin Alexander RALSTON

Regimental number37909
Place of birthTenterfield New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrazier
Address'Talofa', Richmond Avenue, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Alexander Ralston, 'Talofa', Richmond Avenue, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service18th Infantry
Enlistment date23 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 31
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 5 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 9 July 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 37910 Driver William Archibald RALSTON, 10th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 12 July 1919; 37908 Gunner David Kennedy RALSTON, 10th Field Artillery Brigade, effective abroad.

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