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Richard CURRIE

Regimental number14456
Place of birthBathurst New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWireless operator
AddressBrilliant Road, South Bathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, David Currie, Brilliant Road, South Bathurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameAustralian Wireless Squadron 1, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A13 Katuna on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Wireless Signal Squadron
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31195 (21 February 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 75 (17 June 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 22 March 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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