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Richard BOARDMAN

Regimental number2464
Place of birthLancashire, England
Age on arrival in Australia38
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCompositor
Address32 Queen Street, Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs Sarah A Boardman, 32 Queen Street, Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT Ballarat on 9 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 July 1916
Date of death31 July 1916
Age at death47
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 40), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
106

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