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Horace Ernest Henry RATLIFF

Regimental number1240
Place of birthGundagai, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressHaymarket PO, Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.4
Height5' 2.25"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Susan Murphy, Binalong Street, Harden, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected on account of height)
Enlistment date27 February 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Discharge date1 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kashmir', 9 March 1919; arrived Melbourne, 23 April 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 1 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, RATLIFF Horace Ernest Henry

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