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Richard SAKER

Date of birth8 November 1877
Place of birthLiverpool, England
SchoolHe had a private tutor.
Age on arrival in Australia36
ReligionChurch of England
AddressVerona, East Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs R. Saker, Walnut Tree Cottage, Cookham, Berks, England
Previous military serviceHeld a commission in the 4th Battalion.
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name5th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot L, Row F, Grave No. 8), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward adn Marie SAKER; husband of Mrs W. SAKER, 11 Osterley Avenue, Osterley Park, Middx, England. Native of Liverpool, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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