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Richard Gray GOLDSWORTHY

Regimental number3344
Place of birthKadina South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrocer
AddressVictoria Avenue, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W Goldsworthy, Staveston, Victoria Avenue, Claremont, Western Australia
Enlistment date29 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 27 February 1918

FateReturned to Australia 30 June 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Richard Goldsworthy
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'During the period 22nd September 1917 to 24th February 1918 this N.C.O. has done excellent work and when taking part in active operations with his Battalion he has shown initiative, coolness and courage and by his cheerfulness and devotion to duty has always set a splendid example to all others.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

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