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John Ernest RAMSAY

Regimental number2057
Date of birth1896
Place of birthHope Valley, South Australia
SchoolHope Valley Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressHope Valley, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Helena Ramsay, Hope Valley, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 10 February 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2057A
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateKilled in Action 15 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death22.1
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCaix British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Helena RAMSAY, Hope Valley, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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