|Place of birth||Brisbane, Queensland|
|School||State School, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Chelmer, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||21.2|
|Next of kin||Father, H Raff, Chelmer, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Served in the Engineers, Brisbane, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||15th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/32/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||3400|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||47th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Passchendaele, Ypres, Belgium|
|Age at death||24|
|Age at death from cemetery records||24|
|Place of burial||Tyne Cot Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 12), Passchendaele, Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Harry and Clara RAFF, Adelaide Street, Brisbane, Queensland|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 15th Bn, Ismailia, 5 Feruary 1915.
Transferred to 47th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 3 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 2 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 9 June 1916.
Admitted to 12th Australian Field Ambulance, 23 September 1916 (influenza), and transferred same day to 50th Casualty Clearing Station; to 3rd Canadian Stationary Hospital, Boulogne, 24 September 1916; to 7th Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 5 October 1916; to Base Details, Etaples, 15 October 1916; rejoined Bn, in the field, 21 November 1916.
Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 22 November 1916 (trench feet), and transferred same day to 36th Casualty Clearing Station; to 5th General Hospital, Rouen, 5 December 1916; to 2nd Convalescent Depot, Rouen, 12 January 1917; to Base Depot, Etaples, 16 January 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 27 January 1917.
Killed in action, Belgium, 12 October 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, RAFF Kenneth|