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Alfred Andrew RYE

Regimental number386
Place of birthToowoomba Queensland
OccupationRailway porter
AddressNorth Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinGeorge Rye, North Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 June 1915
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialChataby War Memorial Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 58), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Elizabeth RYE, Ruthven Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 223 Sergeant 2nd D Squallers C, returned to Australia, 1 February 1918.
Place of burialToowoomba & Drayton Cemetery, Queensland

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