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Richard PLATER

Regimental number32
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
Address34 Glassop Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Plater, 34 Glassop Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4863 Pte Walter PLATER, 5th Traffic Control Detachment, returned to Australia, 2 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 May 1942

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