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Herbert Bingham RATLIFF

Regimental number324
Place of birthTumut, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.3
Height5' 7.75"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, C H Ratliff, Hillside, Tumut, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years as Trooper, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces, Tumut, New South Wales.
Enlistment date25 September 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 7 January 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 120
Date: 7 August 1918

Discharge date24 February 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Port Darwin', 15 November 1918; disembarked Sydney, 26 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit: defective vision, shrapnel wound, right eye, Gallipoli, 21 May 1915), Sydney, 24 February 1919.

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as RATCLIFF.
SourcesNAA: B2455, RATLIFF Herbert Bingham

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