Ralph Stanley GARRETT

Ralph Stanley Garrett Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
England
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Boilermaker
Enlisted
20-September-1916
Place
Toowoomba
Age
21
Status
Married
Service No
501
Rank
Private
Unit
11th Machine Gun Company, 7th Reinforcements
Embarked
19-February-1917
Place
Melbourne
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
04-October-1917
Place
Ypres, Belgium
Cemetery or Memorial
Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele, Belgium
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial.

 

Ralph Garrett arrived in France in June 1917, following two months machine gun training in England. He joined his unit in August and in Belgium two months later he was killed in action at Ypres. He was 22.

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