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Richard Ray WOON

Regimental number22
Date of birth8 January 1891
Place of birthMoonta, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLoxton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMr.J.D. Woon, Pyal West, Loxton, South Australia
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 4 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1919
Discharge date10 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 209 Driver John Dunstan WOON, 9th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 10 July 1919; 2278 Pte Leslie George WOON, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 17 March 1919.

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