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Richard August EILOLA

Regimental number2160
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCasemaker
AddressMurwillumbah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Eilola, Murwillumbah, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 September 1917
Place of burialBirr Cross Roads Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 17), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
155
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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