Gordon Francis Bute RICKARDS

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RICKARDS, Gordon Francis Bute

Service Number: 1718
Enlisted: 2 September 1914, Brisbane
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 11th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia, 22 March 1889
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Gatton College, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Stockman
Died: Killed in Action, France, 1 January 1917, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Maryborough City Hall Honour Roll, Tinana War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

2 Sep 1914: Enlisted Australian Army, Private, SN 1718, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , Brisbane
25 Sep 1914: Involvement Driver, SN 1718, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade
25 Sep 1914: Embarked Driver, SN 1718, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Rangatira, Brisbane
1 Jan 1917: Involvement Sergeant, SN 1718, 11th Field Artillery Brigade

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Gordon Francis Bute RICKARDS was born on 22nd March, 1889 in Bundaberg, Queensland

His parents were Robert Ernest RICKARDS and Selah Elizabeth Jeffries HUME