Ralph Thomas SABINE

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SABINE, Ralph Thomas

Service Number: 581
Enlisted: 9 December 1914, Enlisted at Oaklands, SA
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 9th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Laura, South Australia, 2 November 1874
Home Town: Walkerville, South Australia
Schooling: St John's Grammar School, Adelaide, South Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 28 October 1915, aged 40 years
Cemetery: Embarkation Pier Cemetery
Special Memorial, Row D, Grave 42 Rev. George Green officiated Headstone inscription reads:Greater love hath no man than this Commemorated in the North Road Cemetery,South Australia
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Laura Public School Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

9 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 581, 11th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Oaklands, SA
2 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 581, 11th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
2 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 581, 11th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Medic, Brisbane
29 Aug 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Trooper, 9th Light Horse Regiment, In the field when transferred to the 9th light Horse from the 11th Light Horse
29 Aug 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Trooper, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Transferred form the 11th Light Horse to the 9th Light Horse
28 Oct 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 581, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Nicholas Egan

Margaret Phillips

Club Historian Gilberton Amateur Swimming Club Inc

Ralph was born on 2 November 1874 in Laura and attended St. John’s Grammar School in Adelaide. His brother L.G. Sabine, Bank of Adelaide, Tumby Bay was later made his next of kin.

Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas Frederick Sabine and and Priscilla (nee Barkla) Sabine of Morgan, South Australia formerly of Cassie Street, Walkerville, SA. Brother of Elizabeth Caroline Sabine, Frank Langdon Sabine, Frederick William Sabine, Sydenham Sabine, May Gertrude Sabine, Nellie Sabine, Percy Sabine, Bertie Sabine and Gustavus Sabine,

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