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Temple, Richard Charles (1895–1918)

Richard Charles Vandyk Temple, n.d. photographer unknown

Richard Charles Vandyk Temple, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

RICHARD CHARLES VANDYCK TEMPLE was born at 3rd Avenue, East Adelaide, South Australia, on 3rd April, 1895, the son of Mr. C. F. Temple and Mrs. Mary Temple. He was educated at St. Peter’s College, Adelaide, and entered the service of the Bank in that city on 7th October, 1911. In October, 1913, he was transferred to Broken Hill, New South Wales.

Richard Temple enlisted on 20th January, 1916, and left Australia in the following August. He attained the rank of sergeant in the 9th Light Horse Regiment. Whilst swimming in Egypt he received spinal injuries from which he died on 7th April, 1918, after returning to Australia.

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Richard Charles Vandyk Temple, n.d. photographer unknown

Richard Charles Vandyk Temple, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour