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Dick Richard PALMER

Regimental number1738
Place of birthToowoomba Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWell-sinker
AddressCoome Station, via Dalby, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Elizabeth Barks, Greenmount, Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateDied of disease 5 December 1916
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No. 20), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
144
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Son of Elizabeth BARKS (formerly PALMER), Mount Sibley, Queensland, and the late Frank PALMER. Native of Greenmount, Queensland

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