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Murray William RAGGATT, Corporal

Murray William RAGGATT, Corporal

Male 1892 - 1982  (89 years)

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  • Name Murray William RAGGATT 
    Suffix Corporal 
    Born 24 May 1892  Carchap Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Education Carchap Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    State school 
    Military Service 1915  WWI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He suffered the effects of German poison gas shells and was hospitalized in France then transferred to England where he developed pleurisy.
    He was sent back to action in France.
    Later, he was slightly wounded but then sent back to war.
    At war's end, he was at the Hindenburg Line.  
    Military Service 1915-1919  WWI Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Enlisted 15 Oct 1915January 1919 as Private MW Raggatt, number 11744.
    He sailed for Egypt in the troopship 'Themistocles'.
    He became part of the 50th Battalion, Australian Artillery, 13th Brigade, 5th Division.
    He became as a Corporal.
    He was in charge of number 4 gun at Anzac Ridge at Ypres.
     
    Occupation Longreach Qld Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Boundary rider for his uncle Angus McDonald property 'Ewendale' Ilfracrombe 
    Occupation 1920  Mockinya Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Shearer at his uncle Joseph McDonald's property, Glencoe, Mockinya Vic 
    Occupation 1921  Stawell Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farming on his soldier settler block named Warranooke property Stawell, Vic 
    Occupation 1950  Marnoo Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farming at Koonda, Marnoo Vic 
    Residence 1958  Stawell Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    35 Campbell St Stawell Vic 
    Died 2 Apr 1982  Murtoa Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Stawell Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I-7151  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2019 

    Father William RAGGATT,   b. 10 Mar 1850,   d. 18 Oct 1936  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship -2312 
    Mother Mary MCDONALD,   b. 30 Jul 1857, Finnis SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1935  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship -2312 
    Married Horsham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Polkemmet Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F-2312  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ruby Isabel Moore HYSLOP,   b. 18 Oct 1889,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 11 Oct 1924  Auburn Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
    +1. PM R
    +2. SR R
    +3. BC R
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2018 06:32:47 
    Family ID F-2353  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0522 - Wedding of May & Angie - Annie May Banks & Angus LLoyd Raggatt.jpg
    0522 - Wedding of May & Angie - Annie May Banks & Angus LLoyd Raggatt.jpg
    Wedding 15 Apr 1922
    0523 - Murray William Raggatt.jpg
    0523 - Murray William Raggatt.jpg
    WWI
    0516 - The family of Bill & Mary Raggatt - Sophia, Archie, Grace, Flora, Mary Elizabeth, Mary, Jessie, Norma, Angus & Murray.jpg
    0516 - The family of Bill & Mary Raggatt - Sophia, Archie, Grace, Flora, Mary Elizabeth, Mary, Jessie, Norma, Angus & Murray.jpg

    Stories
    5177 - Murray William Raggatt & Ruby Isabel Moore Hyslop
    5177 - Murray William Raggatt & Ruby Isabel Moore Hyslop
    Biography as published in the BRB in 1985 & 1995.

  • Sources 
    1. [S-117] National Archive of Au War Records, google search hindenburg line, 24 Apr 2019 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      He suffered the effects of German poison gas shells and was hospitalized in France then transferred to England where he developed pleurisy. He was sent back to action in France.
      Later, he was slightly wounded but then sent back to war. At war's end, he was at the Hindenburg Line.
      HINDENBURG LINE FRANCE-Built in late 1916, the Hindenburg Line?named by the British for the German commander in chief, Paul von Hindenburg; it was known to the Germans as the Siegfried Line?was a heavily fortified zone running several miles behind the active front between the north coast of France and Verdun, near the border of France

    2. [S-117] National Archive of Au War Records, https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ListingReports/ItemsListing.aspx, 24 Apr 2019 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      He suffered the effects of German poison gas shells and was hospitalized in France then later transferred to England where he developed pleurisy. He was sent back to action in France.
      Later, he was slightly wounded but then again sent back to war. At war's end, he was at the Hindenburg Line, France.
      HINDENBURG LINE FRANCE-Built in late 1916, the Hindenburg Line?named by the British for the German commander in chief, Paul von Hindenburg; it was known to the Germans as the Siegfried Line?was a heavily fortified zone running several miles behind the active front between the north coast of France and Verdun, near the border of France

    3. [S-97] BDM VIC, (Family History Search Victoria ), https://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/indexsearch.doj?viewSequence=200&language=en&trxId=IDX&commandAction_displayDetailsAction%3D5D6B8073E151A9F998C6E81D38F694AD, 5 Feb 2018 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Record information EventMarriage Event registration number13074 Registration year1924
      Personal information Family nameHYSLOP Given namesRuby Moore SexUnknown Spouse's family nameRAGGATT Spouse's given namesMurray Wm