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William Archibald RALSTON

Regimental number37910
Place of birthTenterfield New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStation hand
Address'Talofa', Richmond Avenue, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Alexander Ralston, 'Talofa', Richmond Avenue, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceSU Scouts
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 RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 37909 Gunner Gavin Alexander RALSTON, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 9 July 1918; 37908 Gunner David Kennedy RALSTON, 10th Field Artillery Brigade, effective abroad.

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