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Richard WELLINGTON

Regimental number907
Place of birthAdelong, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
AddressGoonal, Moree, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation45
Height5' 4.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinBrother, P Wellington, Catherine Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 November 1915
Place of enlistmentMoree, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date17 July 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 21 April 1918; discharged (medically unfit: chronic rheumatism), Sydney, 17 July 1918.
Miscellaneous detailsNext of kin address incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Cutherine Street.
Date of death16 November 1923
Age at death52
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 9, 928), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WELLINGTON Richard

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