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Ralph Oswald ELLINGWORTH

Regimental number27733
Place of birthBox Hill, Victoria
SchoolScotch College
ReligionBaptist
OccupationClerk
Address54 Williams Street, Box Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J R Ellingworth, 54 Williams Street, Box Hill, Victoria
Previous military service48th Infantry; Served in the Citizen Forces
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 15 January 1918
Place of death or woundingWytschaete, Belgium (Battle of Messines)
Age at death21.10
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 8), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Richard and Harriet ELLINGWORTH, William Street, Box Hill, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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