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Richard John BRETHERTON

Regimental number1015
Place of birthMoe, Victoria
ReligionProtestant
OccupationClerk
Address27 Punt Road, Windsor, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinJames Bretherton, 27 Punt Road, Windsor, Victoria
Previous military service49th Infantry
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 October 1946
Age at death52
Place of burialSt Arnaud Cemetery, Victoria

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