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Richard Roland RANNARD

Regimental number3007
Place of birthNagambie, Victoria
SchoolClaremont Training College, Western Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTeacher
AddressDiver Street, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Mary Rannard, Diver Street, Claremont, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentProvisional SGT
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Cyclists' Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 April 1918
Place of death or woundingBailleul, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, ARow G, Grave No. 23), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
34
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret RANNARD; husband of Edith RANNARD, 770 Beaufort Street, Maylands, Western Australia. Native of Claremont, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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