|Place of birth||Cobar, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Fourteenth Street, East Cobar, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mrs E J Moore, Fourteenth Street, East Cobar, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Holsworthy, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/19/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 29 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 4 April 1916.
Admitted to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, 13 April 1916 (inflamed tonsils); discharged to duty, 24 April 1916.
Joined 2nd Bn, in the field, 23 May 1916.
On Command, Divisional School of Instruction, 1 April 1917; rejoined unit, 11 May 1917.
Admitted to 5th Divisional Rest Station, 20 May 1917 (pyrexia, unknown origin); discharged to unit, 3 June 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 9 June 1917.
Promoted Corporal, 21 June 1917.
On Command to NSW Training Bn, England, 19 July 1917; appointed to Permanent Cadre of 1st Training Bn, 23 July 1917.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 24 July 1917; discharged to Convalescent Training Depot, Bulford, 7 August 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 15 days.
Marched in to 1st Training Bn, 8 September 1917.
Marched out to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 9 November 1917.
Attended 16th Rifle Course, School of Musketry, Tidworth, 6 December 1917-8 January 1918; qualified 2nd Class 'with a fair working knowledge of the Lewis Gun'.
Proceeded overseas to France, 23 January 1918; rejoined 2nd Bn, in the field, 31 January 1918.
Admitted to 1st Australian Field Ambulance, 10 March 1918 (conjunctivitis); discharged to duty and rejoined unit, 25 March 1918.
Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 23 May 1918 (influenza), and transferred same day to 18th Casualty Clearing Station; discharged to unit, 29 My 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 4 June 1918.
Wounded in action, 24 June 1918 (gun shot wound, left buttock), admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, and transferred same day to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station; to 3rd Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, 25 June 1918; to England, 27 June 1918, and admitted same day to Norfolk & Norwich Hospital, Norwich. Transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 3 September 1918.. Discharged on furlough, 5 September 1918, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 19 September 1918.
Admitted to Group Clearing Hospital, Sutton Veny, 26 November 1918 (no further details recorded).
Marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 28 November 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 3 March 1919 (trachoma case); arrived Melbourne, 20 April 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged, Sydney, 16 November 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Botany Cemetery|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, RICHARDS Albert Ernest Herbert|