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Richard Joseph LINFORD

Regimental number4847
Place of birthNeerim, Victoria
SchoolCross-over and Rokeby State Schools, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWarragul, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W Linford, PO Warragul, Victoria
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary LINFORD, Boolarra, Victoria. Native of Warragul, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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