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Richard John SQUIRES

Regimental number3270
Place of birthYalgoo Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressSouthern Cross, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Susan Squires, Southern Cross, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1916
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemtetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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