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Benjamin John Hercules RICHARDS

Regimental number1111
Date of birth--/04/1876
Place of birthRichmond New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
Address'Fromi', Billong Street, Neutral Bay
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs B Richards, 'Fromi', Billong Street, Neutral Bay
Enlistment date15 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 7 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 27 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant 5 May 1916 with 7th Light Horse

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