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Richard Lawrence CANTIENI

Regimental number5310
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolConvent School, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSalesman and traveller
AddressWilliam Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Peter Cantieni, Swiss Consulate, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialContalmaison Chateau Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Alice CANTIENI. Native of Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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