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Richard Ely WINDLEY

Regimental number6905
Place of birthSouth Melbourne Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationNailmaker
AddressSouth Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Frederick Henry Windley, 7 Wynyard Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date23 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6472 Pte Edwin Ernest WINDLEY, 23rd Bn, returned to Australia, 7 July 1919; 6477 Corporal William Dean WINDLEY, 23rd Bn, returned to Australia, 24 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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