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Richard Silvester MAHER

Regimental number7699
Date of birth8 November 1889
Place of birthGlennie's Creek, near Singleton, New South Wales
SchoolGlennie's Creek Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationWarehouseman
Address254 Glebe Point Road, Glebe Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinBrother, J Maher, 'Cranleigh,' Brighton Road, Glebe Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameDivisional Train Reinforcements 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll7669
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Catherine MAHER
Discharge date6 October 1918
Other details

War service: 2 years 37 days (of which 1 year 289 days were abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 June 1941
Age at death51
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Catholic Section), Sydney, New South Wales

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