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Richard Frank FUNNELL

Regimental number2875
Place of birthBrighton, England
SchoolBoard School, England
Age on arrival in Australia38
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGeneral smith
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs Nellie Funnell, Railway Street, Queens Park, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 31 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied as a result of accident 26 August 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Death caused by receiving a kick from a horse
Place of death or woundingRaffa, Palestine, Egypt
Age at death42
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialKantaara War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 154), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs. Fanny Lyons; husband of Nellie FUNNELL, Railway Street, Queen;s Park, Westery Australia. Native of Brighton, England
Family/military connectionsFarrier Sgt Thos. Hold 10th Light Horse Regiment and Artillery (returned). Brother-in-law

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