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Richard Broughton HACKETT

Regimental number1705
Place of birthWhitton, Riverina, New South Wales
SchoolWhitton, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressSantoris House, Agar Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinSister, Mrs E Robertson, Santoris House Agar Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 28 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 March 1917
Place of death or woundingWarlencourt, Somme, France
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Mary HACKETT. Native of Whitton, New South Wales

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