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David Thomas RICHARDS

Regimental number1718
Place of birthWhitton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCoonong Siding, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, David Thomas Richards, Narrandera, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollRemount Unit
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Date of death4 August 1980
Age at death84
Place of burialGrong Grong Cemetery, New South Wales

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