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Rayston Cooper ELEY

Regimental number119
Place of birthPort Broughton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Isaac Thompson Eley, Port Broughton, South Australia
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 12 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: LH9
Promotion date: 4 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6556 Pte Stanley ELEY, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 January 1919.
Other details

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

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