Benjamin Brookman RAGLESS MiD

RAGLESS, Benjamin Brookman

Service Number: 982
Enlisted: 18 March 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: 9th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Yulpara, South Australia, 8 October 1881
Home Town: Clare, Clare and Gilbert Valleys, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Natural causes, Brooklyn Park, South Australia, 23 June 1965, aged 83 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: OrrorooHB1*
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Boer War Service

6 Jan 1902: Involvement Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Private, SN 982, 2nd Battalion, Australian Commonwealth Horse

World War 1 Service

18 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, Adelaide, South Australia
2 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 11th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Medic, Brisbane
2 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 11th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 9th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC Gallipoli
1 Apr 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Captain
4 May 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Captain, 3rd Light Horse Regiment
22 Oct 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Major, 9th Light Horse Regiment

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