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James Herbert RATCLIFFE

Regimental number1711
Place of birthKyabram, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressGrong Grong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinSister-in-Law, Mrs florence Ratcliffe, Grong Grong, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 June 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Date of death28 December 1950
Age at death73
Place of burialGrong Grong Cemetery, New South Wales

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