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Ralph Alexander COLLEY

Regimental number37395
Place of birthBerry, New South Wales
SchoolNorth Sydney Church of England Grammar School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBank clerk
AddressEsa Bank Ltd, Kiama, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Charlotte Kendall Colley, Esa Bank Ltd, Kiama, New South Wales
Previous military service29th Infantry; Nil
Enlistment date22 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 30
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 5 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 29 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death24
Place of burialDoingt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 43), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander John and Charlotte Kendal COLLEY, Kiama, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsUncle: Sgt David Whittingham, killed Guedecourt, France 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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