|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Hawthorn, Victoria|
|Address||c/o S T Rees, Charlton, Toowoomba, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Martha Walker, Milan Street, Mentone, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served one year in the State School Cadets.|
|Place of enlistment||Toowoomba, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||5th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/10/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother-in-law: 5061 Pte George Henry PAINTER, 25th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 December 1918.|
War service: Egypt, Palestine
Proceeded to Gallipoli from Egypt, 16 May 1915.
Evacuated sick from Gallipoli, and discembarked from HS 'Delta' at Alexandria, 8 August 1915; admitted to No. 1 Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 11 August 1915 (debility); transferred to No 2 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 15 August 1915 (eye trouble); discharged fit for duty, 9 September 1915; rejoined unit, Gallipoli, 13 November 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 25 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Marched out to Serapeum from Maadi, 23 February 1916.
Wounded slightly, Dere-el-Belah, 26 March 1917; remained with unit.
Wounded slightly, second occasion, Gaza, 26/27 March 1917.
Promoted Lance Corporal, 24 November 1917.
Admitted sick to 1st Australian General Hospital, 27 June 1918; transferred to Convalescent Depot, Boulac, 11 July 1918; discharged to Moascar, 21 July 1918; rejoined unit, 27 July 1918.Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Port Darwin', 15 November 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 27 December 1918; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 26 February 1919.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||71|
|Place of burial||Cremated: Mt Gravatt Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HALL Raymond Lester|