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Joseph RAMSHAW

Regimental number3925
Place of birthNorthampton
SchoolState School, Geraldton, Western Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
AddressDay Dawn, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnew Ramshaw, Fitzgerald Street, Geraldton, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialSunden Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 4), Contalmaison, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
146
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; William and Agnes RAMSHAW, Fitzgerald Street, Geraldton, Western Australia. Native of Northampton
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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