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Richard Edward Trustrum CARDIFF

Regimental number2797
Place of birthRoma Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMitchell, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Richard John Cardiff, Mitchell, Queensland
Enlistment date12 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 December 1919
Discharge date16 March 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2796 Pte Albert Clifford CARDIFF, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 8 .......1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 2 December 1919; disembarked, 30 January 1920; discharged, 16 March 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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