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Richard Samuel WELSH

Regimental number1341
Place of birthSchra, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMachinist
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinBrother, Andrew Welsh, Proprietary Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 December 1918
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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