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Richard Henry CHAMPION

Regimental number64049
Date of birth21 November 1897
Place of birthHillgrove, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBaker and Grocer
AddressBracken Street, Hillgrove, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20 years 6 months
Height5' 10"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Charles Henry Champion, Bracken Street, Hillgrove, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in Senior Cadets, 4 months in Citizen Forces
Enlistment date23 May 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Unit name5th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (New South Wales)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Discharge date13 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Dongola', 24 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 28 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 13 September 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, CHAMPION Richard Henry

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