Richard Leonard HOLBERTON


HOLBERTON, Richard Leonard

Service Number: 2628
Enlisted: 7 January 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sandwell, Port Adelaide, South Australia, 18 April 1898
Home Town: Largs Bay, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: St Pauls, Port Adelaide
Occupation: Horse driver
Died: Wounds, France, 12 April 1917, aged 18 years
Cemetery: Vaulx Australian Field Ambulance Cemetery
Grave Ref. B7
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

7 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 32nd Infantry Battalion
25 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2628, 32nd Infantry Battalion
25 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2628, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Adelaide
12 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2628, 48th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Richard Leonard HOLBERTON was born in Sandwell, Port Adelaide, South Australia on 18th April, 1898

His parents were Richard HOLBERTON & Eliza Ann PAYNE