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James Alexander RALSTON

Regimental number3187
Date of birth21 September 1900
Place of birthEuroa, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressEuroa, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 9"
Weight139 lbs
Next of kinFather, Robert Ralston, Euroa, Victoria
Enlistment date7 November 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Omrah on 17 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date15 April 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 20 December 919; disembarked Melbourne, 6 February 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 15 April 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 February 1953
Age at death52
Place of burialLockhart Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, RALSTON James Alexander

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