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Richard FLETCHER

Regimental number1602
Place of birthAbermain, Witton Gilbert, Durham, England
SchoolWitton Gilbert, Durham, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressHarle Street, Abermain, Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, I Fletcher, 6 Sixth Street, East Side, Easington, Colliery, England
Enlistment date11 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameLight Trench Mortar Battery, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/130/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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