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Edward Chas RUFFLES

Regimental number2896
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSouth Road, Forrest, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Henry Ruffles, South Road, Forrest, Tasmania
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Date of death1 January 1920
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialQueensborough, Tasmania
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry RUFFELS and Selina Matilda RUFFELS, Forest, Tasmania

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