Roll of Honour John Alexander Raws

Rank Second Lieutenant
Unit 23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 23 August 1916
Place of Death France
Age at Death 33
Place of Association Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

John Alexander Raws's name is located at panel 100 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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Personal Service Records

For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

John Alexander Raws's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:


  • Mon 19 March 2018 at 4:33am
  • Mon 07 May 2018 at 1:59am
  • Tue 19 June 2018 at 2:35am
  • Tue 31 July 2018 at 4:54am
  • Mon 17 September 2018 at 3:50am


These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.