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John Thain RAMSAY

Regimental number1515A
Place of birthEchuca, Victoria
SchoolPublic School, Mathoura, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressMathoura PO, Mathoura, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, C.R. Ramsay, Mathoura PO, Mathoura, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1515
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 16 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row J, Grave No. 21), Hem-Monacu, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
24
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Elizabeth RAMSAY, Mathoura, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsStep-brother: 1560 Pte Alfred James Augustus STEWART, 24th Bn, died of wounds, 26 December 1915; Cousin: 1962 Pte Henry Lewis JOHNS, 14th Bn, killed in action, 21 August 1915.

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