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Richard IVES

Regimental number750
Place of birthYorkshire, England
SchoolLeeds Higher Grade
Age on arrival in Australia27
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressYew Tree Farm, South Owram, Hallifax, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, John Ives, Yew Trees Farm, South Owram, Halifax, England
Enlistment date2 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of disease 1 October 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBedford House Cemetery (Plot I, Row U, Grave No. 1), Enclosure No. 4, Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Ada IVES (step-mother), Hollin Hall Farm, Luddendenfoot, Yorks, England

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