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Ramsay WOOD

Place of birthHeaton, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationJournalist
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSister, Mrs S Watson, 22 Devonshire Street, Carlisle, England
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 January 1917
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name14th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateKilled in Action 4 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot X, Row C, Grave No. 5), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
74
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Miller and Sophia WOOD
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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