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Michael RAVENSBY

Regimental number3190
Place of birthLanewve, Poland
Other NamesROVINSKI
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Height5' 5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Ravensby, Hume Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Previous military service2 yrs Russia Jap War 5 yrs Russian Cavalry
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Karmala on 3 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Stationary Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 14 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Philip and Mary ROVINSKI
Discharge date31 May 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 15 March 1919; arrived Melbourne, 20 April 1919, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane 31 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death9 November 1936
Age at death60
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, RAVENSBY Michael

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