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John William RAE

Regimental number1413
Place of birthCamperdown, Victoria
SchoolState School and Church of England Grammar School, Camperdown, VIctoria
OccupationMotor driver
AddressSt Alban's Road, East Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinA Rae, St Albans Road, East Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets.
Enlistment date19 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 April 1915
Place of death or woundingCape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death23
Family/military connectionsUncle: died of wounds.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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