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Richard Herbert REINKE

Regimental number32499
Place of birthBlyth South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBlyth, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W F Reinke, Blyth, South Australia
Enlistment date14 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 14 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 20 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialRoisel Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Lena REINKE, Blyth, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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