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Richard WEARNE

Regimental number3242
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
AddressRosedale, Dalton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinSister, Miss Ethel Wearne, c/o Mrs Burland, Morris Street, Sunshine, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death39
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row E, Grave 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Rhoda WEARNE.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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