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Richard James UNDERWOOD

Regimental number2391
Place of birthWarroo Station, Queensland
SchoolToowoomba Grammar School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressWarroo, via St. George, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Rose Underwood, Warroo, via St. George, Queensland
Enlistment date27 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 20 January 1917
Age at death19.6
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 26), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard James and Rosa UNDERWOOD, St. George, Queensland

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