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Raymond Henry RIES

Regimental number3027
Place of birthAlbury New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStoreman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMrs W. Meacham, Albury, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 June 1918
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. II), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
119
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on the entrance gates to the grounds of St Patrick's Church, Albury, New South Wales.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3563 Pte Charles George RIES, 53rd Bn, killed in action, 1 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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