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Richard John DRAPER

Regimental number5366
Place of birthShepparton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCurtiss Street, Long Gully, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs N Draper, Curtiss Street, Long Gully, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VI, Row E, Grave No. 13), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
46
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Enos Lawrance and Norah DRAPER, 192 Don Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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