Richard Roy SYMONDS


SYMONDS, Richard Roy

Service Number: 570
Enlisted: 1 February 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia , 23 March 1897
Home Town: Merghiny, Ceduna, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 31 July 1917, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Memorials: CedunaHB1*, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)*, MerghinyHB1*, National War Memorial (South Australia), National War Memorial (South Australia)
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World War 1 Service

1 Feb 1916: Enlisted
9 Jun 1916: Embarked Private, SN 570, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide
9 Jun 1916: Involvement Private, SN 570, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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