The AIF Project

Richard William TALBOT

Regimental number2283
Place of birthBerwick Victoria
SchoolClyde North State School No 118, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o Mrs M F Pane, Ryanston, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinSister, Mrs Mary F Pane, Ryanston, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date29 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 September 1916
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XXVI, Row A, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Clyde North State School No 118 Roll of Honor (now in Cranbourne RSL, Victoria).
Family/military connectionsCousins: 499 Pte George Frederick TALBOT, 12th Bn, died of wounds, 13 April 1917, Pozieres, France; 2285 Pte Albert Edward TALBOT, 26th Bn, killed in action 29 July 1916; 2284 Pte Thomas Arthur TALBOT, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia 5 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format