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Richard * HUMPHREY

Regimental number750
Place of birthPlympton, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 7"
Weight174 lbs
Next of kinFrederick George Humphrey, Plympton, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 November 1914
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 29 January 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Second entry both matched
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Admitted to 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, Anzac, 2 October 1915.

Admitted to 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, 30 October 1915 (diarrhoea).

Evacuated, 14 December 1915 (sick); admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 11 December 1915; transferred to Port Said Concentration Camp, 28 December 1915 (enteric).

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Commonwealth', 21 January 1916, for 3 months change (enteric fever).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 750 Richard HUMPHREY for second period of enlistment
SourcesNAA: B2455, HUMPHREY Richard *

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