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Richard Henry DANIELS

Regimental number1512
Place of birthSt Helens, Tasmania
SchoolSt Helens State School, Tasmania
ReligionProtestant
OccupationMiner
AddressSt. Helens, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 9"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinFather, C. Daniels, St. Helens, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 October 1914
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of disease 2 April 1915
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 195), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4779 Pte Alfred Percy DANIELS, Anzac Provost Corps, returned to Australia, 5 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt

Died of measles and pneumonia, Mena, 2 April 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DANIELS Richard Henry

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