Richard (Dick) CATIONS

CATIONS, Richard

Service Number: 2593
Enlisted: 2 August 1915, Werribee, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Yan Yean, Victoria, 15 July 1897
Home Town: Werribee, Wyndham, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm hand
Died: Natural causes, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia, 2 August 1982, aged 85 years
Cemetery: Werribee Cemetery, Victoria
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Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

2 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2593, Werribee, Victoria
27 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2593, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
27 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2593, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
4 Aug 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2593, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Pozières, GSW (hand and neck)
3 May 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2593, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (Second), 2nd occasion
3 Aug 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2593, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front", 3rd occasion - GSW (right thigh)
8 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 2593, 23rd Infantry Battalion

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