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Stephen RAPER

Regimental number22533
Place of birthColac, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressManjimup, Donelly River, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinBrother, J Raper, Manjimup, Donelly River, Western Australia
Previous military serviceTrained as a soldier for the Boer War.
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 23, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2533
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
FateDied of disease 30 October 1918
Place of death or woundingAbbeville, France
Age at death44
Place of burialAbbeville communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Family/military connections5 nephews: killed.

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