BLOODWORTH, Raymond John

Service Number: 1210
Enlisted: 4 March 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 6th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Grassmere Station, New South Wales, 12 October 1896
Home Town: Coonamble, Coonamble, New South Wales
Schooling: Coonamble Public School
Occupation: Bank clerk
Died: Killed in Action, Palestine, 29 November 1917, aged 21 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Coonamble Municipality and Wingadee Shire HR, Dubbo Memorial Drive & Rose Garden, Jerusalem Memorial
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World War 1 Service

4 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1210, Liverpool, New South Wales
28 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1210, 6th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
28 Jul 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1210, 6th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Suffolk, Sydney
29 Nov 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 1210, 6th Light Horse Regiment, Egypt and Palestine - Light Horse and AFC Operations

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...1210 Private (later Trooper) Raymond John Bloodworth, 6th Light Horse Regiment, of Coonamble, NSW. A bank clerk prior to enlistment, he embarked from Sydney on HMAT Suffolk (A23) on 28 July 1915. He was killed in action near Jerusalem, Palestine on 29 November 1917, aged 21. He has no known grave and is remembered with honour on the Jerusalem Memorial, Israel." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)