Richard Rattus

Born 1889
Place Kanepi near V├Áru, 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
Naturalisation Served as naturalised British subject
Residence after the war Adelaide
Died 18.07.1951, Adelaide

Service #1

Service number 4497
Enlisted 4.01.1916
Place of enlistment 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

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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