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Richard Henry GATLEY

Regimental number2825
Place of birthPool, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England
SchoolPool, England, and Coolgardie, Western Australia, State Schools
Age on arrival in Australia10
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
AddressHunt Street, Montana, Coolgardie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Charles Gatley, Hunt Street, Montana, Coolgardie, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26.3
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 14), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Ellen GATLEY, Hunt Street, Coolgardie, Western Australia. Native of Cornwall, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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