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Frederick E. Ratcliffe

Private

59th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: L. Pryor
  • Plaque: 1704

Additional Info

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Biography

Frederick Edmund Ratclliffe was born in Charlton East and enlisted on 14th July 1915 from Ballarat East. He was a driver, aged 33 and married. He was allocated to the 59th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 4570. On 19th July 1916 he was killed in the fighting at Fromelles, and is buried in the Rue-du-Bois Military Cemetery, France.
Tree No. 1704

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour