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Richard Patrick BONNETT

Regimental number4374
Place of birthKoroit, Victoria
SchoolState School, Koroit, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs Manel, Victoria Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Jane Bonnett, 440 Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name22nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at Pozieres, France, 5 August 1916.
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Date of death3 October 1918
Age at death45
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialProspect Hill Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 14), Gouy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
95
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Bridget BONNETT; husband of Edith Jane BONNETT, 104 Macpherson Street, Footscray, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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