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Alfred Ernest RAMSEY

Regimental number156
Place of birthNewington, New South Wales
Place of birthEden, New South Wales
SchoolNewington College, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationAuctioneer
Address53 West Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Thomas J Ramsey, 53 West Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular.
FateKilled in Action 26 December 1917
Place of death or woundingHoupline, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 5), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
127
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Thomas and Lydia RAMSEY, "Trevallyn", 12 Gordon Street, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: Dvr Marshall Ramsay DCM and MM.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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