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Richard Constantine BASSETT

Regimental number86
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical student
Address286 Barker's Road, Hawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 9"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinJ V Bassett, 286 Barker's Road, Hawthorn, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in A.F.A and A.I.F.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A27 Southern on 23 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Discharge date17 October 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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