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Raymond Percy TEMBY

Regimental number44
Date of birth25 November 1892
Place of birthNorthcote Victoria
SchoolAlexandra College, Northcote, Victoria
Address108 Westbourne Road, Northcote, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinC Temby, Traralgon, Victoria
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSIG
Unit name29th Battalion, Headquarters, Signallers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Vic, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian General Base Depot
FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918
Other details

War service: embarked from Melbourne, 10 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 7 December 1915. Taken on strength, 5th Divisional Signal Company, Tel-el-Kebir, 29 March 1916.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 21 June 1916. Appointed Lance Corporal, 7 August 1917.

To hospital, 4 October 1917; rejoined unit, 5 January 1918. To hospital, 20 January 1918; taken on strength, Australian General Base Depot General Staff, 11 June 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Gaika', 8 November 1918 (chronic otitis); disembarked Melbourne, 29 December 1918; discharged, 7 March 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 July 1971
Age at death78
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria

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