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George RAVEN

Regimental number470
Place of birthCustom House, London E, England
SchoolCouncil School
Other trainingNil
Age on arrival in Australia20.4
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLast toe maker
Address8 Docker Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth S Raven, 62 Randolph Road, Custom House, London, E, England
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 February 1917
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death23.1
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot VIII, Row C, Grave No. 10), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Sarah RAVEN, 60 Randolph Road, Custom House, London, England

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