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Regimental number740
Other NamesElson, Raymond
ReligionChurch of England
Address52 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J Turner, 2 Byron Street, Liverpool, England
Enlistment date13 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 4, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/9/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
FateKilled in Action 14 June 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 11), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
ELSON the true family name. Parents: Mary J. and the late James ELSON, 2 Byron Street, Bootle, Liverpool, England. Native of Oldham, Lancs

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