Richard William CARDWELL

Regimental number3286
Place of birthGolden Square, Bendigo, Victoria
SchoolGolden Square State School, Bendigo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSheep drover
Addressc/o Mrs Howe, High Street, Golden Square, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSister, Mrs I Dodd, Benjamin Street, Sunshine, Victoria
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozi?res, France
Age at death19
Place of burialWarloy-Billon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. 11) France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Kate CARDWELL. Native of Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Family/military connectionsNil