James Rayner (1881-1951)
World War One Veterans Item Type Metadata
Next of Kin
Address at time of Enlistment
Place of Burial
No. 4765 Private James Rayner
James, aged 34 years and 2 months, enlisted in the AIF on 12 February 1916 and was assigned to the 23rd Battalion.
James embarked for service in Melbourne on 4 April 1916 aboard HMAT A14 Euripides.
During his time in France, James became a victim of trench foot and was subsequently treated for the condition in England.
James returned to Australia per HMAT Mahia on 14 June 1919 and was discharged on 31 August 1919.
Medals and Entitlements:
- British War Medal - 24 October 1921
- Victory Medal - 22 July 1922
Australian War Memorial
National Archives of Australia