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Ray Joseph DE GROOT

Regimental number5974
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
Address64 Acland Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabella De Groot, 64 Acland Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date2 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row K, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
96
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Isabella DE GROOT, Yaldwin Street, Kyneton, Victoria. Native of Prahran, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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