Richard Maitland Hope

Born: 6 July 1897

Died: 22 February 1947

Private No 3542

11/R 2/Batt transferred to 11/4 Batt BR38

Pte Richard Maitland Hope enlisted on 14/8/1915 when he was 21 years and 2 months. Born Maitland, clerk, next of kin mother, Edith Hope of "Lindley", Ben Boyd Rd, Neutral Bay. 5' 9", 140lbs, chest 36",complexion dark, eyes grey, hair brown, C of E.

3/1/1916 mumps

22/9/1917 severely wounded in action - gun shot wound in back which penetrated chest. Operation on lung and RTA per Durham Castle.

3/7/1918 discharged.

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