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Walter RAY

Regimental number1621
Place of birthWinchester, Hampshire, England
SchoolWoolston College, Southampton, Hampshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia31
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Walter Ray, Winchester, Hampshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 22 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 42), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
63
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Walter RAY, Southampton, England. Native of England
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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