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William Henry RICKARD

Regimental number5787
Place of birthFootscray Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressFremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, William Henry Rickard, Smith's Mill, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row H, Grave No. I). Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Emma RICKARD, Glen Forrest, Western Australia. Native of Footscray, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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