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Richard Henry HEWITT

Regimental number5850
Place of birthGrafton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWell-sinker
AddressLyndhurst Station, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinSister, Mrs Adelaide Hewitt, Queen Street, Grafton, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Sarah Ann HEWITT
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 July 1938
Age at death62
Place of burialHughenden Cemetery, Queensland

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