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: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ceduna Merghiny Maltee & Waranda Pictorial Roll of Honor, Ceduna Murat Bay and District WW1 Honor Roll, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

1 Feb 1916: Enlisted
9 Jun 1916: Involvement Private, 570, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '18' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Afric embarkation_ship_number: A19 public_note: ''
9 Jun 1916: Embarked Private, 570, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide

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