Richard Valance ANDREWARTHA MC, MiD

ANDREWARTHA, Richard Valance

Service Numbers: 5328, V65578
Enlisted: 26 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: 6 Australian Infantry Battalion
Born: Stawell, Victoria, 8 May 1888
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Law clerk
Died: Natural causes, Victoria, Australia, 1959
Cemetery: Springvale Garden of Remembrance & Crematorium, Victoria
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World War 1 Service

26 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5328, Melbourne, Victoria
4 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5328, 8th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
4 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 5328, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne
28 Oct 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 8th Infantry Battalion
13 Sep 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 8th Infantry Battalion
22 Sep 1917: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, Menin Road
4 Oct 1917: Honoured Military Cross, Broodseinde Ridge
26 Oct 1918: Honoured Mention in Dispatches
22 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 8th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

16 Mar 1944: Discharged Australian Military Forces (AMF) - WW2, Major, SN V65578, 6 Australian Infantry Battalion

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