Richard Oswald RAPLEY

RAPLEY, Richard Oswald

Service Number: 114
Enlisted: 12 July 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Machine Gun Company
Born: Orange, New South Wales, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Orange, Orange Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 16 September 1916, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

12 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 114, 31st Infantry Battalion
9 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, 114, 31st Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '16' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Wandilla embarkation_ship_number: A62 public_note: ''
9 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, 114, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne
9 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 8th Machine Gun Company

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Biography contributed by Peter Rankin

He served under the alias of William Stevens.