|Place of birth||Hawthorn, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||13 Seacombe Grove, Hawthorn, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, J T Bond, 13 Seacombe Grove, Hawthorn, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Hamilton, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Enlisted 25 March 1915 and psted to 7th Bn, 8th Reinforcements.Taken on strength, 7th Bn, 7 December 1915; 59th Bn, 24 February 1916.|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||25|
|Place of burial||Cabaret Rough British Cemetery (Plot XVI, Row B, Grave No. 16), Souchez, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Admitted to ANZAC Advanced Base, Mudros, ex-Alexandria, 18 November 1915.
Admitted to ANZAC Advanced Base, Mudros, ex-Alexandria, 4 December 1915; discharged to unit, 6 December 1915.
Joined 7th Bn, Anzac, 7 December 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Transferred to 59th Bn, 24 February 1916; taken on strength of 59th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 24 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in action, 19 July 1916'.
Note on B.103, 'Presumed Buried In No Man's Land at approx 5J9043 to 5K0251 Sheet Hazebrouck 5a'.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BOND Ralph Richard|