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Richard SNELL

Regimental number3935
Place of birthAllendale Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLetterpress machinist
AddressMidland Junction, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Richard Snell, Newcastle Road, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Enlistment date18 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14-16 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Catherine SNELL. Native of Allendale, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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