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Ernest Arthur RICHARDS

Regimental number15592
Place of birthBrewarrina New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarriage builder
Address474 Parramatta Road, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, T Richards, 474 Parramatta Road, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameReinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7629 Driver Charles Henry RICHARDS, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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