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Ralph Murray ELRINGTON

Regimental number397
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolManly Grammar School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJackaroo
AddressJames Street, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, H D Elrington, James Street, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, A Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Great Grandson of Captain Thomas Gerard Elrington who served in the Peninsula and Grandson of Major Richard John Elrington who was with the 10th Hussars in the Cremea." Details from Father.
FateKilled in Action 19 April 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
88
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hamilton and Lucy De Sales ELRINGTON, 7 The Scarborough, Manly, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Cecil John Elrington, killed near Bullecourt (Mundunburg Line), on 5th May, 1917.

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