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George Arthur RANSLEY

Regimental number3687
Place of birthEllendale, Tasmania
SchoolEllendale State School, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressFentonbury, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Alfred Ransley, Fentonbury, Tasmania
Enlistment date23 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds whilst a Prisoner of War 28 November 1916
Place of death or woundingDied whilst Prisoner of War.
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialPorte-deParis Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 2), Cambrai, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Johanna RANSLEY, Fentonbury, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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