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Richard James DRANEY

Regimental number438
Place of birthToowoomba Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressMyall Street, Dalby, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Charlotte Draney, Myall Street, Dalby, Queensland
Enlistment date29 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 12, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll438A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 350 Lance Corporal John DRANEY, 5th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 9 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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