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Richard Herbert MASKELL

Regimental number2551
Place of birthTatura Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Arthur Maskell, High Street, Shepparton, Victoria
Enlistment date11 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1752 Pte Francis James MASKELL, 2nd Pioneer Bn, killed in action, 3 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 September 1959
Age at death63
Place of burialShepparton Cemetery, Victoria

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