|Place of birth||Kalangadoo, South Australia|
|Address||Geranium, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs. Wilhelmina Richards, Geranium, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Keswick, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Light Horse Regiment, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/8/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 13 November 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 4 December 1915.
Absorbed into 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Western Frontier Force, 29 December 1915.
Admitted to 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, Hill 70, Kantara, 15 May 1916 (bronchitis); transferred by Hospital Ship to Alexandria, 21 May 1916, and admitted to 15th General Hospital, 22 May 1916; transferred to Glymenopoulo Depot, 5 June 1916; discharged to Details, 5 June 1916.
Taken on strength, 1st Double Squadron, Serapeum, 6 July 1916.
Admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 14 July 1916 (injuted toe); transferred to 54th Casualty Clearing Station, 15 July 1916; to 1st Australian Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 18 July 1916; to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 24 July 1916 (fractured great toe).
Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Borda', 17 August 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 27 September 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Enfield Cemetery|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, RICHARDS Francis William Stuart|