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Richard Henry STEELE

Regimental number2947
Place of birthForest Gate England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWitheres Street, West Wallsend, near Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J Steele, Withers Street, West Wallsend, near Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot III, Row M, Grave No. 3B), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth Ann STEELE, 27 Thames Street, Blues Point, North Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Ilford, Essex, England

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