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Richard Oliver GARVEY

Regimental number2856
Place of birthCooktown, Queensland
SchoolState School, Cooktown, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressThursday Island, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Garvey, Thursday Island, Queensland
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 1 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of paralysis.
FateDied of disease 11 April 1916
Place of death or woundingAbbassia, Egypt
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 32), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Agnes GARVEY, Thursday Island, Queensland
Family/military connectionsNil

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