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Richard Rogers Hyne TAVENDER

Regimental number2989
Place of birthAngaston, South Australia
OccupationShop assistant
AddressAngaston, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Fanny Tavender, Angaston, South Australia
Previous military service24th ALH
Enlistment date16 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 6 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName given on RoH circular as Richard George Rogers Haynes TAVENDER. Enlisted 16 February 1916 - 50th Bn, 7th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 50th Bn, 20 March 1917.
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted TAVENDER Richard George NR
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, France
Age at death19
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Special Memorial B 42), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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