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Allen Richard APPLEYARD

Regimental number1783
Place of birthAlberton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMiss Hessie Appleyard, Alberton, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, George Appleyard, Alberton, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3751 Sergeant Charles Courtney APPLEYARD MM, 23rd Bn, died of wounds, 15 November 1916; 4027 Pte Darcy James APPLEYARD, 23rd Bn, returned to Australia, 29 May 1919; 2546 Pte Ernest APPLEYARD, discharged at mother's request before leaving Australia; 152 Staff Sergeant Frank APPLEYARD, Australian Army Ordnance Corps, returned to Australia, 21 December 1917; 865 Pte Gordon William APPLEYARD, 9th Bn, died of wounds, 24 August 1916; Cousin: 609 Pte Edgar John APPLEYARD, 8th Light Horse Regiment, died of wounds, 2 August 1917; Cousin: 609 Pte Edgar John APPLEYARD, 8th Light Horse Regiment, died of wounds, 2 August 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 December 1951

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