Walter RAY

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RAY, Walter

Service Number: 1621
Enlisted: 4 January 1915, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Winchester, Hampshire, England, 1885
Home Town: Jandakot, City of Cockburn, Western Australia
Schooling: Woolston College, Southampton, Hampshire, England
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row I, Grave 42
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

4 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1621, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
22 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1621, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1621, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Walter nd Laurie Elizabeth Ray of Winchester, Hampshire, England

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

Previously worked as a Fruit Farmer and had been employed with the Board of Education for about 15 years