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Regimental number5545
Place of birthSouthport England
ReligionChurch of England
Address68 Argyle Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, George Thomas Richards, 68 Argyle Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Enlistment date4 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameCompany 300, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/99/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 12 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Depot Unit of Supply
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 17283 Sapper John RICHARDS, 7th Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 20 December 1919.

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