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Richard Joseph HORAN

Regimental number704
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
SchoolSt Aloysius College, North Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFitter
Address53 Boyce Street, Glebe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinJ Horan, 53 Boyce Street, Glebe Point, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death25 April 1915
Age at death22
Place of burialQuinn's Post's Cemetery (Special Memorial, No. 43), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
29
Family/military connectionsBrother: 283 Sergeant George HORAN MM, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 3 December 1918; Uncle: 424 Pte George Richard HORAN, 13th Bn, killed in action, 7 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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