NameRichard Devers, SN 2186, Service RecordBiographyDate of Birth: 21 May 1894, Brisbane (Qld.)
Date of Death: 12 January 1929, Redcliffe (Qld.)
Buried: Redcliffe Cemetery, 14 January 1929
Richard was 20 years and 10 months of age when he enlisted leaving a wife, Lillian Chrystal, and baby daughter at Woody Point. He was captured by the Germans at Reincourt in 1917 and held prisoner of war until December 1918 when he was repatriated. On his return to domestic life Richard found it difficult to settle down. His younger brother, Charles  enlisted before him in 1915. Their sister, Mary Catherine Devers, married George Corscadden and lived at Redcliffe.Date01 January 1914 - 31 December 1920CustodianNational Archives of Australia - 01 Feb 1998 - PresentLocation of originalsOriginals held by the National Archives of Australia - NAA: B2455, DEVERS RLanguageEnglishOriginal formatLink to external source : Paper files and documents
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