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Richard Edgecombe SANDERS

Regimental number5431
Place of birthDawlish England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMachinist
AddressGale Street, Mortlake, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs E A Sanders, Gale Street, Mortlake, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Date of death7 July 1955
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis

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