PLATTS, Richard Sleath
Service Number – WX 5686.
Rank – Private.
Unit / Division – 2/16 Australian Infantry Battalion.
Enlistment Date – 22 June 1940.
Date of Birth- 31 August 1916.
Place of Birth- Bunbury, W. A.
Address on Enlistment – Bunbury, W. A.
Next of Kin on Enlistment – Father- Herbert Sleath Platts, Mother- Ethel Jane Platts, both of Bunbury, W. A.
KIA / Mortally Wounded –
Date – 5 December 1942.
Place – Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Age at Death – 26.
Burial Location / Commemoration Details – Port Moresby ( Bomana ) War Cemetery, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea ( Plot BI, Row D, Grave no. 10 ).