Richard James GLEESON

GLEESON, Richard James

Service Numbers: 1846, 1726
Enlisted: 23 February 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Machine Gun Company
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Toowoomba, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Surveyor
Died: Died post-discharge due to tuberculosis, Toowoomba, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, 5 March 1919, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery, Queensland
R.C.2. Block 2. Allotment 9,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Toowoomba Roll of Honour WW1, Toowoomba War Memorial (Mothers' Memorial)
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World War 1 Service

23 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private
10 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, 1846, 1st Infantry Battalion
10 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, 1846, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney
5 Mar 1919: Involvement Private, 1726, 1st Machine Gun Company

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 39 and the son of Mr J. Gleeson of Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.

He was accepted, after research, for commemoration as Great War dead on 14/09/2010