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Richard Louis Howard TILBROOK

Regimental number15941
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClergyman
AddressMount Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35.9
Height5' 9"
Next of kinFather, J Tilbrook, Willowie, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Place of enlistmentMount Gambier, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameOctober 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Casualty Clearing Station
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Discharge date17 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orita', 23 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 17 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 August 1953
Age at death73
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, TILBROOK Richard Louis Howard

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