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Richard Travers WOLFE

Regimental number7555
Date of birth16 October 1885
Place of birthReafton, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressWest Leederville, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 6"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Katherine M Wolfe, 171 Havelock Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 January 1917
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Discharge date28 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 10 August 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Takada', 18 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 28 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No W47579.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WOLFE Richard Travers

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