The AIF Project

Richard Augustine GOULDING

Regimental number855
Place of birthButtevant, Co Cork, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMill hand
AddressMaxwell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 4.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Patrick Goulding, Nursery Cottage, Buttevante, Co Cork, Ireland
Previous military serviceServed as Naval Carbineer for 9 months; Prince of Wales Light Horse, 7 months.
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name2nd Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDischarged 30 September 1916
Discharge date30 September 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Attached to Camel Transport Corps and appointed Acting Company Sergeant-Major, 23 January 1916.

Discharged from the AIF on appointment to local and Temporary 2nd Lieutenant in the Camel Transport Corps, 30 September 1916; served in Egypt for the rest of the war.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GOULDING Richard Augustine

Print format