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Ralph Maxwell HANNAY

Regimental number1085
Date of birth1892
Place of birthTenterfield, New South Wales
OccupationSurveyor's assistant
AddressLogan Street, Tenterfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr P Hannay, Logan Street, Tenterfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets for 5 years.
Enlistment date9 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date12 September 1916
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2314 Driver Peter HANNAY, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, died of wounds, 21 August 1916; 5605 Pte John Henry Fitzpatrick HANNAY, 28th Bn, returned to Australia, 27 August 1917; Charles HANNAY, Labour Force, England; Keith HANNAY, Navy.~
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action, Gallipoli (gun shot wound, head), 3 May 1915; admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 10 May 1915; discharged to Convalescent Camp, 27 May 1915. transferred to Base Details, Zeitoun, 3 June 1915.

Embarked at Suez for return to Australia on board 'Ballarat', 5 July 1915. Discharged, 12 September 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 April 1945
Age at death53

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