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Richard GROOM

Regimental number1644
Place of birthEastbourne England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rebecca Groom, West Dean, New Seaford, Sussex, England
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 August 1917

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