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Ralph FREEMAN

Regimental number5381
Place of birthBirkenhead, Cheshire, England
SchoolPublic School, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia30
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
Address129 Flood Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Freeman, 129 Flood Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Volunteers in England
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Salvage Company
FateDied of wounds 31 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row D, Grave No. 10), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
184
Family/military connectionsBrother: in the Imperial Army, MM in Palestine.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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