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Alfred Paul RICHARDS

Regimental number2218
Place of birthNimmitabel, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressIllawarra Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 3.5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, A.S. Richards, Quirindi, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 August 1915
Place of enlistmentLithgow, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A4 Pera on 22 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps Dental Service
FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1919
Discharge date8 August 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT A 'Dorset'; disembarked Sydney, 29 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit), 8 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 September 1937
SourcesNAA: B2455, RICHARDS Alfred Paul

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