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Richard Edward MASON

Regimental number1236
Place of birthRockdale, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway worker
Address14 George Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, E Mason, 14 George Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward Alfred and Margaret Adelaide MASON. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

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

Date of death22 May 1935
Age at death48
Place of burialField of Mars Cemetery, New South Wales

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