Richard DELAPORTE

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DELAPORTE, Richard

Service Number: 272
Enlisted: 2 March 1915, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bunbury, Western Australia, 1892
Home Town: Bunbury, Bunbury, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Sleeper-cutter
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 16 September 1915
Cemetery: Embarkation Pier Cemetery
Embarkation Pier Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Balingup War Memorial Clock, Bunbury War Memorial, Greenbushes War Memorial, W.A.
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World War 1 Service

2 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 272, 28th Infantry Battalion, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
29 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 272, 28th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 272, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle
16 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 272, 28th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography

Richard DELAPORTE was born in Bunbury, Western Australia in 1892

His parents were Richard DELAPORTE & Catherine Elizabeth URQUHART who married in WA in 1868