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Richard Hugh MAHER

Regimental number5212
Place of birthFootscray Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSignalman
AddressKent Street, Warragul, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W H Maher, Kent Street, Warragul, Victoria
Previous military service20th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 9 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

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

Date of death8 April 1976

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