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Raymond HAYCRAFT

Regimental number1588
Place of birthBox Hill Vic
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationButcher
Address40 Victoria Road, Auburn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Haycraft, 37 Smart Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Butchery
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1587 Pte Alfred George HAYCRAFT, 4th Field Butchery, returned to Australia, 19 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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