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Regimental number1374
Place of birthPlymouth, England
OccupationRailway employee
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24.8
Height5' 7.75"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinMrs Sophie Jane Nightingale, 'Glecoe', Lennark Street, Enfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 January 1915
Unit name20th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Discharge date18 July 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 15 April 1918; discharged (medically unfit: neurasthenia), Sydney, 18 July 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, NIGHTINGALE Richard James

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