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Richard Gordon HUGGARD

Regimental number599
Place of birthToolamba Vic
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressToolamba, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Huggard, Toolamba, Victoria
Enlistment date15 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other detailsWar Service: France
Date of death11 March 1966

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