William Robert Ravie

Biography of William Robert Ravie

Private William Robert Ravie of 2/31 Battalion, Australian Infantry, was born in Glasgow and studied in the Arts Faculty at the University, 1929 to 1933.

Ravie's parents lived in New South Wales, Australia and Ravi served in that nation's army during the war. He was killed in Papua New Guinea on 15th September 1943. Ravie was a graduate of the University of Oxford, and his name is engraved on the East Wall, Chapel Passage, at Balliol College.


William Robert Ravie
Died 15 September 1943.
University Link: Student
GU Degree: Arts, 1929-33;
Father's Details: William Ravie
War Service: Colonial Service
Grave / Memorial: Lae War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 30th Jul 2013

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