William Frederick RAMKE

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RAMKE, William Frederick

Service Number: 7630
Enlisted: 8 September 1915, National Park, New South Wales
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 5th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Waverley, New South Wales, Australia, 7 May 1896
Home Town: Crows Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Woollahra Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Stationer/Salesman
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, 14 August 1917, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery
Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

8 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, National Park, New South Wales
18 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 7630, 5th Field Artillery Brigade
18 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 7630, 5th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Persic, Sydney

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Surname erroneously recorded as RAINKE on Embarkation Roll (www.awm.gov.au)

"RAMKE.- Killed in action, France, August 14, 1917, Gunner William F. Ramke, beloved nephew of Alex. and Olive Seaker, Paddington, age 21. Thy will be done.

RAMKE.- Killed in action, France, August 14, 1917, Gunner William F. Ramke, dearly loved only son  and brother of Mrs. Hulbert and Olive Ramke, Crow's Nest, and Glebe, age 21. A young life nobly ended." - from the Sydney Morning Herald 15 Sep 1917 (nla.gov.au)

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