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Allan Curry Palmer RICHMOND (Private 3012)
Birth: 1896 'Haddon' Bringelly, NSW, Australia
Death: 5 April 1917 (age 21) Bapaume, France, Killed in Action
Cemetery or Memorial: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France
Father: Mark William Turner RICHMOND ( - 1915)
Mother: Jane Curry PALMER ( - 1914)
Allan enlisted 29 August 1916 at Goulburn. He gave his occupation as Farmer and his next of kin his sister Mary Alice Richmond later Bell of Wingello, NSW.
Allan served in the 59th Battalion A.I.F. He departed Sydney on the 'Afric' 3rd November 1916 and arrived France via England March 1917.
His brother David Tully RICHMOND ER/CSM (b. Bringelly) served in the 1st Light Horse Regiment Camel Transport Corps A.I.F from 1915. He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal 1 January 1918 Egypt 'for distinguished services in the field in connection with military operations culminating in the capture of Jerusalem.' David returned to Australia on the 'Port Sydney' 21 April 1919.
Private Allan Curry Palmer RICHMOND was killed in action at Bapaume, France 5 April 1917 age 21.
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