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Richard Thomas BOURNE

Regimental number2528
Place of birthGravesend, Kent, England
SchoolDelungra District School, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia7
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressEast Street, Inverell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Sutor, East Street, Inverell, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death7 June 1917
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialToronto Avenue Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 17), Warneton, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Elizabeth Emma BOURNE 9now Sutor) and the late Thomas Mangan BOURNE. Native of Gravesend, Kent, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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