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Reuben George RAMSAY

Regimental number743
Place of birthRichmond Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressChurch Street, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Doris Ramsay, Church Street, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF31
Promotion date: 6 January 1919

Lieutenant


Unit: INF31
Promotion date: 6 April 1919

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

MSM


Recommendation date: 22 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'This N.C.O. has been Orderly Room Clerk of the Battalion for over two years. He has done conscientious work throughout, and his services to the Battalion have been invaluable int he maintenance of records in a satisfactory condition. He has at all times displayed a loyalty and devotion to duty worthy of great praise.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

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