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Michael RATCLIFFE

Regimental number2777
Place of birthWalhalla, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressGwalia PO, Gwalia, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinSister, Nellie Ratcliffe, Thompson Street, Sale, Victoria
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 June 1918
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 14), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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