|Place of birth||Ballarat, Victoria|
|School||State School, Victoria|
|Address||c/o Mrs Mitchell, Howett Street, Wendouree, Ballarat, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||29|
|Next of kin||Mrs W. Mitchell, Howett Street, Wendouree, Ballarat, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Ballarat, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||31st Battalion, D Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/48/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||31st Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death||28|
|Age at death from cemetery records||29|
|Place of burial||Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No 6), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Joseph and Mary RAWLINGS. Native of Ballarat, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 7 December 1915.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 May 1916.
Wounded in action, 20 July 1916.
Previous report of wounded now, 28 July 1916, to be reported as 'Missing, 20 July 1916'.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 1 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 20 July 1916'.
Note on B.103, buried in the vicinity of Fleurbaix, Sh.36 N.W.
Statement, Red Cross File No 2241001, Lt S. SMITH, 31st Bn, 17 August 1919: 'Informant was officially informed at time that Rawlings was killed and buried in the Fleurbaix Cemetery (Churchyard). He has no details but is definately (sic) certain Rawlings was buried at the place mentioned.'
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalOriginally listed as 'No Known Grave' and commemorated at V.C. Corner (Panel No 4), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles; subsequently (2010) identified, and interred in the Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery, France.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, RAWLINGS Frederick
Red Cross file 2241001