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Richard James GLEESON

Regimental number1846
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSurveyor
AddressPhillips Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinJohn Gleeson, Phillips Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date23 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 10 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1726
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1917
Date of death5 March 1919
Place of burialToowoomba, Queensland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
178
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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