(Service number 78959)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||6 August 1878||Place of Birth||Waimate|
|Address at Enlistment||Kurow, Otago|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs M. RATTRAY (wife), Kurow, Otago|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||40th Reinforcements, B Company|
|Date||10 July 1918|
|Embarked From||Destination||Plymouth, Devon, England|
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|Date||5 February 1937||Age||58 years|
|Place of Death||Kuriw|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Waimate Old Cemetery|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Alexander Rattray was the oldest of the four sons of John and Jane (née Gunn) Rattray. He married Marjory Smith on 21 November 1906 at Waimate. Two of his brothers also served in World War I - James McHardy Rattray and Robert Rose Gunn Rattray, and the fourth brother, David John Rattray, was called up in 1916..
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [05 June 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [06 June 2019]; Waimate Old Cemetery headstone transcription
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