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Ralph SAYERS

Regimental number1108
Place of birthHorsham, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address12 Hunter Street, Wonthaggi, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMrs J Sayers, 12 Hunter Street, Wonthaggi, Victoria
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. I), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
74
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jane SAYERS, Hunter Street, Wonthaggi, Victoria. Native of Horsham, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 937 Pte Thomas SAYERS, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 March 1918. Two brothers B G Sayers who gained MM for Bravery on the field and Tom Sayers of 8th Battalion.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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