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Richard Ambrose CUFF

Regimental number631
Date of birth--/01/1886
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationElectric wireman
Address374 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSister, Mrs E K Burke, 374 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF5
Promotion date: 5 August 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 2 August 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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