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Richard Watkins DRAKE

Regimental number4169
Place of birthLeichhardt New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMotor driver
AddressThe Mall,Leura, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, H Drake, The Mall Leura, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Date of death26 May 1954
Place of burialKatoomba Cemetery

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