MAYNARD, Richard

Service Number: 1788
Enlisted: 2 December 1914, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Abbotsford, Boroondara, Victoria
Schooling: Tess Street State School, Collingwood, Victoria
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds - head, Gallipoli, 5 July 1915
Cemetery: Beach Cemetery - ANZAC Cove
Plot 11, Row B, Grave 6
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

2 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1788, 5th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
14 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1788, 5th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
14 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1788, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Maynard and Minnie Miller (formerly Maynard) of 15 George Street, Northcote, Victoria formerly of 95 Abbotsford Street, Abbotsford, Victoria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Previously served in the Citizen Military Forces