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Robert George RAMSAY

Regimental number9327
Date of birth10 September 1888
Place of birthWindsor, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationAccountant
Address'Balgay', Crisp Street, Hampton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.8
Height5' 9.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMrs E Ramsay, Crisp Street, Hampton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Junior Cadets.
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date22 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6573 Pte Herbert Balgay RAMSAY, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orontes', 15 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 28 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 22 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: enlisted 12 April 1942; discharged, 8 September 1944, as V357260 Private, 5th Bn.
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Hamilton, Victoria.
SourcesNAA: B2455, RAMSAY Robert George

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