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Samuel Richard POWER

Regimental number824
Place of birthNeerdie, nr Gympie, Queensland
SchoolCentral Boys' School, Gympie, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGunalda, North Coast Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinBrother, George Power, Gunalda, North Coast Line, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentBugler
Unit name4th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Medium Trench Mortar Battery
FateDied of wounds 1 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, Fromelles, France
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialRue-David Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 27), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Elizabeth POWER. Native of Gympie, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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