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Richard Alexander MACK

Regimental number1876
Place of birthSwan Hill, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse breaker
AddressEuston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 8.5"
Weight139 lbs
Next of kinFather, Joseph Mack, Euston, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Discharge date29 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1668 Lance Corporal Robert Edward MACK, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Khyber', 31 March 1919; disembarked, 22 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), 29 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 May 1977
Age at death80
Place of burialBarham Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MACK Richard Alexander

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