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Richard WHALLEY

Regimental number439
Place of birthBundaberg Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSand Hills Road, Bundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Richard Whalley, Sand Hills Road, Bundaberg, Queensland
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2326 Pte George WHALLEY, 4th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 6 September 1919.

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