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Richard KING

Regimental number2230
Place of birthTownsville, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
Address5 George Street, Yarraville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 6.25"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann King, 71 Church Street, King's Road, Chelsea, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 November 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A13 Katuna on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date29 October 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Indarra', 12 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 6 September 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 29 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 July 1925
SourcesNAA: B2455, KING Richard

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