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Richard Henry McArthur MAYO

Regimental number5659
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 7.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr W. McArthur Mayo, Rosbery Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 December 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name3rd Light Horse Brigade Train, 1st Reinforcement, 12th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Mounted Divisional Train
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Discharge date10 October 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 11 August 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), Brisbane, 10 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death24 November 1924
SourcesNAA: B2455, MAYO Richard Henry McArthur

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