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Richard John GAINEY

Regimental number30575
Place of birthEaglehawk Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationState school teacher
AddressState School, Glenhope, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, J Gainey, Mincha West, Victoria
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 22
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 July 1975
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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