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Richard Joseph PLUMB

Regimental number4810
Place of birthMaryborough Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTram conductor
Address144 Alfred Street, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs M L Plumb, c/o Mrs G Hammond, May Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 13 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4810A
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 September 1917
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row D, Grave No. 11A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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