Ralph Chevin Kitley

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Personal Information
Date of Birth 15 Nov 1899
Place of Birth Birmingham, England
Death 9 Apr 1983, aged 83
Place of Death Maylands, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 18 years, 8 months
Description 5'10½" (1.79m) tall; weight 132 lbs (59.9 kg); fresh complexion, brown eyes, brown hair
Occupation assistant machinery merchant
Religion Church of England
Address Armadale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Father Mr Sydney Kitley
Military Information
Reg Number W16769
Date of Enlistment 9 Aug 1918 - 24 Dec 1918
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 4th Reinforcements (W)
Date of Embarkation Did not leave Australia
Monument Armadale War Memorial (Armadale panel)
Armadale and Districts Roll of Honour
Medals not entitled


Pre War

War Service

Three weeks after commencing his training at Blackboy Hill camp, Ralph was allocated to a general reinforcement draft. Before he completed his training the Armistice was agreed to.


Post War

In 1925 he married Eliza Ethel Rutherford in Perth. Eliza died 8 Mar 1993 in Nedlands, aged 91. Daughter Majorie E, born in 1930.

Electoral Roll entries - 1922 - 1925 at 14 Camelia street, Balkatta, fitter; 1931 - 1968 with Eliza at 100 William street, Nedlands, a salesman; 1972 - 1980 at 4/7 Third avenue, Maylands, retired.


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