Guy Walter RALSTON

Guy Walter Ralston Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
New Zealand
Resided
Wellcamp
Occupation
Farmer
Enlisted
30-December-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
27
Status
Single
Service No
23270
Rank
Gunner
Unit
21st Howitzer Brigade
Embarked
05-July-1916
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Died of wounds
Date
04-October-1917
Place
Ypres, Belgium
Cemetery or Memorial
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial and Toowoomba Grammar School Roll of Honour.

 

Guy Ralston arrived in France in March 1917 and transferred to the 13th Field Artillery Brigade. In Belgium in October he was wounded by shrapnel at Ypres and died of his wounds at the 2nd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station three days later.