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Richard SOMERS

Regimental number5666
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPacker
Address16 Howard Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Knight, 16 Howard Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death16 August 1955

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