|Place of birth||Yass, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Yass, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||22.10|
|Next of kin||Father, W Rattenbury, Howlong via Yass, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Member for 2 years in Murrumbateman Rifle Club; club disbanded.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Goulburn, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||5th Field Artillery Brigade Reinforcement 1|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/33/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 18 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 21 December 1915.
Taken on strength, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, Zeitoun, 25 December 1915, and posted to 13th Battery.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 March 1916.
Mustered as Driver, 25 May 1916.
On leave to United Kingdom, 13 August 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 27 August 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 20 September 1918; admitted to 2nd Scottish General Hospital, Edinburgh, while on leave, 2 October 1918 (influenza); transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 2 November 1918; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, 5 November 1918.
Marched into No 1 Command Depot, 15 November 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Mamari', 21 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 4 February 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: influenza), Sydney, 11 April 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, RATTENBURY George|