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Thomas Harold RAGLESS

Regimental number3363
Place of birthFarina, South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationGrazier
AddressCarrieton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 9.25"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, Thomas James Ragless, Carrieton, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of heart)
Enlistment date22 January 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 28th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Unit embarked at Melbourne per HMAT A17 'Port Lincoln' on 22 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Discharge date22 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Demosthenes', 2 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit: disordered action of the heart, aggravated by Malarial infection), Adelaide, 22 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 April 1963
Age at death71
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, RAGLESS Thomas Harold

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