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Richard Jules WEBB

Regimental number64528
Date of birth17 September 1894
Place of birthGeraldton, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 6"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Foster, Subiaco, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 21 days in 16th Bn; discharged as medically unfit; did not embark.
Enlistment date5 June 1918
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th General Service Reinforcements, Victoria (Egypt)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date8 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Disembarked Albany, suffering scabies; re-embarked Fremantle on board SS 'Malta', 25 October 1918; disembarked Suez, 22 November 1918.

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Essex', 15 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 8 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WEBB Richard Jules

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