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Regimental number773
Place of birthPallasgreany, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation overseer
AddressOrmiston, Cleveland line, Brisbane
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Thomas Gloster, Ormiston, Cleveland line, Brisbane
Enlistment date16 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 December 1914
Place of enlistmentLongreach, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A53 Itria on 9 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Richard William Gloster on NR
SourcesNAA: B2455, GLOSTER Richard

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