Richard Rattus


Born 1889

Place Kanepi near Võru, Estonia

Ethnic origin Estonian

Religion Lutheran

Mother Aluenus (Alvine?) Rattus

Family

Wife Esther Rattus (nee Ackolson)

Residence before arrival at Australia Was apprentice in St Petersburg for 3 years

Arrived at Australia
on 1913
per Shropshire

Residence before enlistment Adelaide

Occupation Baker, worked as a labourer, 1935 machinist

Service
service number 4497
enlisted 4.01.1916
POE Adelaide
unit 27th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1916-1919
casualties WIA 1917 (twice)
final fate RTA 15.05.1919
discharged 16.08.1919

Naturalisation Served as naturalised British subject

Residence after the war Adelaide

Died 18.07.1951, Adelaide

Materials

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Group portrait of A Company of the 27th Battalion. E03951 E03951K (reference copy) (AWM)

Army payfile (NAA)

Blog article

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