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Ernest John RICHARDS

Regimental number4279
Place of birthLithgow New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address4 Eastwood Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs 1 M Richards, 4 Eastwood Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 April 1916
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 35), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
34
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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