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Richard LIDDLE

Regimental number3179
Place of birthMansfield, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPerth GPO, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 4.75"
Weight129 lbs
Next of kinBrother, William Liddle, Fremantle PO, Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 September 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row L, Grave No. 58), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Fremantle, 18 January 1916; found guilty, 29 January 1916, of leaving troopship without permission: forfeits 2 days' pay; found guilty, 14 February 1916, of leaving troopship without leave: forfeited 5 days' pay; disembarked Alexandria, 16 February 1916.

Admitted to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 22 February 1916 (influenza); discharged to duty, 22 February 1916.

Posted to 4th Training Bn, Zeitoun, 2 March 1916.

Taken on strength of 32nd Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 6 April 1916.

Found guilty, Moascar, 1 June 1916, of being improperly dressed on parade: forfeited 1 day's pay.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Killed in action, 19 July 1916.

Buried Eaton Hall Cemetery by Reverend F.G. Ward, 20 July 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LIDDLE Richard

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