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Richard John PERRY

Regimental number3036
Place of birthKensington South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressMagill Road Newstead, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs N T Perry, Magill Road, Newstead, South Australia
Enlistment date14 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 14 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBouzincourt Ridge Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 4), Albert, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
156
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Robert and Nora PERRY, Magill Road, Newstead, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6867 Pte William Robert PERRY, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 20 May 1919.

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