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Benjamin Brookman RAGLESS

Date of birth8 October 1881
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressClare, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs T J B Ragless, Clare, South Australia
Enlistment date18 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 June 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
Promotions

Captain


Unit: 9th Light Horse
Promotion date: 1 April 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 30746 (14 June 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173 (7 November 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Benjamin Brockman Ragless on NR

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