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Richard Rowland BLENNERHASSETT

Regimental number28340
Place of birthYarraville, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBank clerk
Address55 Bellairs Avenue, Yarraville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, R Blennerhassett, 55 Bellairs Avenue, Yarraville, Victoria
Previous military service65th Infantry
Enlistment date3 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death8 February 1970

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