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Yictor Angus RAPER

Regimental number5180
Place of birthColac, Victoria
SchoolState School, Donnybrook, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSleeper hewer
AddressGreenbushes, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Raper, Greenbushes, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded Mouquet Farm; died of wounds, Rouen, France.
FateDied of disease 7 September 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery (Plot B, Row 23, Grave No. 20), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
81
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary RAPER, Jephson Street, Greenbushes, Western Australia. Native of Donnybrook, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5181 Pte Robert John RAPER, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 October 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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