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Hereward Wm RAY

Regimental number540
Place of birthPort Germain, South Australia
SchoolState School, Kensington, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Williams, 15 Oxford Street, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date15 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 September 1917
Place of death or woundingWesthoek Ridge, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death24.9
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 19), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
97
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Marion WILLIAMS, 5 Oxford Street, South Yarra, Victoria. Native of South Australia
Family/military connectionsStep father and brother: returned; uncle and two cousins: killed; cousin: returned and then died of wounds.

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