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Cecil Ratcliff GAYLARD

Regimental number167
Place of birthShildon, County Durham, England
SchoolLings College, Taunton, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
Addressc/o Dr Kinross, Inverell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMrs J R Gaylard, 10 Clifton Road, Birkenhead, England
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name2nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death20 May 1915
Age at death25-26
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 2), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Jeannie RATCLIFF-GAYLARD, "The Lindens", Hemel Hempstead, Herts, England
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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