We remember Richard Nicholas Humberstone

We remember Richard Nicholas Humberstone

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Timeline

Timeline

1875
birth Winchester, Hampshire, England United Kingdom Source:8293537 1875
1914
location Newbridge, Bathurst, New South Wales Australia their own address Source:8293537 29th August 1914
1914
enlistment Sydney New South Wales Australia Source:8293537 29th August 1914
1914
dates Age 29 Source:8293537 29th August 1914
1914
service Australian Imperial Force Private 1293 Australian Infantry 3rd Battalion Source:8293537 29th August 1914 - 30th April 1915
1914
employment Labourer - Railway Employee A Railway Company Newbridge, Bathurst, New South Wales Australia Source:8293537 29th August 1914
1914
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:8293537 20th October 1914 - 28th August 1915
1915
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:8293537 25th April 1915
1915
service Australian Imperial Force Lance Corporal 1293 Australian Infantry 3rd Battalion Source:8293537 1st May 1915 - 30th June 1915
1915
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8293537 12th June 1915
1915
service Australian Imperial Force Corporal 1293 Australian Infantry 3rd Battalion Source:8293537 1st July 1915 - 2nd December 1915
1915
hospitalisation Whilst serving in Gallipoli a Gun Shot Wound severely damaged Richard's left eye and he lost sight from it Hospital/Institution Source:8293537 18th July 1915 - 13th April 1916
1915
service Australian Imperial Force Lance Serjeant 1293 Australian Infantry 3rd Battalion Source:8293537 3rd December 1915 - 22nd May 1916
1916
discharge Source:8293537 22nd May 1916
1917
location 5 St Marys Terrace, Lower Domain, Sydney, New South Wales Australia their own address Source:8293537 18th January 1917
1917
dates Age 41 Source:8576106 26th May 1917
marriage Not Married Source:8293537
1917
death Not War Related Richard was knocked down and killed by a tram in the Darlinghurst suburb of Sydney, New South Wales on 26 May 1917. He was 41. Darlinghurst suburb of Sydney, New South Wales Australia Source:8576106 26th May 1917
burial Sydney (waverley) General Cemetry CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Sydney, New South Wales Australia C.E. Spec. 15. 6498. (GRM/2*) Source:8575576

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Richard Nicholas
Initials RN
Last Name Humberstone
Source 8576106
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
5 St Marys Terrace, Lower Domain, Sydney, New South Wales Australia their own address known 18th January 1917
Newbridge, Bathurst, New South Wales Australia their own address known 29th August 1914
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Australian Imperial Force 1293 Australian Infantry 3rd Battalion Private
Australian Imperial Force 1293 Australian Infantry 3rd Battalion Lance Corporal
Australian Imperial Force 1293 Australian Infantry 3rd Battalion Corporal
Australian Imperial Force 1293 Australian Infantry 3rd Battalion Lance Serjeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Not Married wife
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Dark Grey Black
DateHeightSource
1914-08-29 5'7"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1914-08-29 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Australian ANZACs from the National Archives of Australia
Medal Index Cards Transcription Yvonne27542
Medal Index Cards Transcription Yvonne27542

External Evidence

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CWGC Entry for 1293 Corporal Richard Humberstone of the Australian Infantry Keith22624
Trove Australian Digitised Newspapers Website Keith22624
The AIF [Australian Imperial Force] Website Keith22624

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Australian Imperial Force Cap Badge Keith22624

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