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Richard WINCHESTER

Regimental number1929
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolChristian Brothers School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address240 Wright Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel Maud Winchester, 240 Wright Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date19 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 20 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 July 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of death incorrectly recorded on Nominal Roll.
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row B, Grave No. 11A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
68
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Jessie WINCHESTER; Wife: E.M. WINCHESTER

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