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William RATTRAY

Regimental number2481
Date of birth12 September 1878
Place of birthScotland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBlacksmiths striker
AddressWellington Mill via Dardanup, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs Sarah Rattray, Yarloop, Western Australia
Enlistment date26 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 20 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Served two years 107 days. One year 193 days abroad
Discharge date13 June 1918
Other detailsTransferred to 32nd Bn, 19 March 1917.Wounded in action and sent to St Austin's Hospital, Walmer on 17 November 1917
Date of death21 April 1963

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