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Richard Oswald MAY

Regimental number6793
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolSydney Secondary School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressEleanor Street, Geraldton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinFriend, Hilda Graham, Surbiton Road, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Enlistment date9 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death47
Age at death from cemetery records47
Place of burialYpres Reservoir Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 32), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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