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Richard Paul DILENA

Regimental number27875
Place of birthCreswick, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNeerim Road, Murrumbeena, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs E A Dilena, Neerim Road, Murrumbeena, Victoria
Previous military service47th Infantry
Enlistment date13 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 13, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/40/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialTempleux-le-Guerard British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 29), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Anthony and Elizabeth DILENA, 24 Moodie Street, East Caulfield, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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