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Richard (Dick) Row (1873–1915)

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members of 16th Battalion, Richard Row is standing on the extreme left

members of 16th Battalion, Richard Row is standing on the extreme left

Australian War Memorial, P08421.001

Pte. Richard (Dick) Row, of H. Company, 16th Battalion, was killed in action at the Dardanelles on May 10.[1] News of his death was conveyed to his widow (Mrs. Eleanor Row, Emily Street, Sandwell) by the Rev. Canon Swan on Monday afternoon. Pte. Row, who was 43 years of age, was well known in Port Adelaide, where he was employed for many years. He was a native of Soulth Australia, having been born in Bowden. Sympathy will be felt for the widow and family of one son and two daughters.

1. His war service record says he died from wounds aboard a hospital ship on 30 April 1915 and was buried at sea

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'Row, Richard (Dick) (1873–1915)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/row-richard-dick-1654/text1763, accessed 4 March 2024.

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members of 16th Battalion, Richard Row is standing on the extreme left

members of 16th Battalion, Richard Row is standing on the extreme left

Australian War Memorial, P08421.001

Life Summary [details]

Birth

1873
Bowden, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Death

30 April, 1915 (aged ~ 42)
at sea

Cause of Death

war wounds

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.

Occupation
Military Service