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Ralph Booth REAH

Regimental number3609
Place of birthEchuca, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address153 Queen Street, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Height6' 1.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mira Fanny Reah, 153 Queen Street, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 May 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 May 1917
Place of enlistmentRoyal Naval House, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 32nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 28 January 1919
Date of death29 December 1920
Age at death from cemetery records48
Place of burialGoulburn General Cemetery (Portion Church of England, Section 35, Grave No. 6), New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
5
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis. Son of Mr Reah and Mrs Mary REAH; husband of Mrs Mira Fanny REAH. Native of Echuca, Victoria. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, New South Wales.
Discharge date19 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Demosthenes', 28 January 1919; to disembark Sydney and Melbourne, 2 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 19 April 1919.

Medal: British War Medal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, REAH Ralph Booth

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