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Richard Oliver GOLDSMITH

Regimental number5122
Place of birthEaglehawk Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraftsman
AddressEaglehawk, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Richard Goldsmith, High Street, Eaglehawk, Victoria
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'Work at Broodseinde on 4 and 9 October 1917.'
Recommendation date: 14 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76
Date: 23 May 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Date of death9 April 1977
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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