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Richard Irvaskis FARAGHER

Regimental number10604
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
Address47 Rochester Road, Canterbury, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William Henry Faragher, 47 Rochester Road, Canterbury, Victoria
Enlistment date31 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 75 Corporal William Henry FARAGHER, 2nd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 March 1916
Place of burialBoxhill Cemetery

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