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Raymond Keith PYBUS

Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
Next of kinWife, Mrs Clara A Pybus, 63 Burke Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military service40th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 2 & Reinforcement 3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 12 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateKilled in Action 15 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBapaume Communal Cemetery (Row I, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Fanny PYBUS; husband of Mrs C. PYBUS, Trevallyn, Launceston, Tasmania

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