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Richard Charles TURBIT

Regimental number1756
Date of birth30 September 1895
Place of birthBarcaldine, Queensland
SchoolEmerald State School
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Ellen Turbit, James Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 May 1974
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland

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