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Richard Bevan HACKETT

Regimental number7101
Place of birthJunee, New South Wales
SchoolJunee Superior Public, Junee, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSlaughterman
AddressWilliams Street, Junee, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, E.H. Hackett, Williams Street, Junee, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date10 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
32
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Other Christian name STEWART
Family/military connectionsNephew of F.A. Hackett (wounded)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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