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Richard Kincade

Private

8th Infantry Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Quercus Robur
  • Planted By: E. Walsh
  • Plaque: 2405

Additional Info

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Biography

Richard Francis Kincade was born in Buninyong, and enlisted from Ballarat East. He was 18 years old, single and a pottery moulder. He joined the 39th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 2413. Later he transferred to the 8th Infantry Battalion. He was killed in action near Polygon Wood on 20th September 1917, and his name is on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

Richard had two brothers who also served. Thomas Joseph Kincade (Tree No 2488) returned to Australia 4 July 1919 and James Edward Kincade (Tree No 430), returned to Australia 5 November 1917.
Tree No. 2405

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour