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Richard Martin FOOTER

Regimental number2319
Place of birthViolet Town Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressViolet Town, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Susan Footer, Violet Town, Victoria
Enlistment date12 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2174 Pte William John FOOTTER, 21st Bn, died of disease, 14 July 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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