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George Ernest RICHARDS

Regimental number119
Date of birth--/07/1895
Place of birthWindsor Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressDickson Street, Eagle Junction, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Richards, Dickson Street, Eagle Junction, Queensland
Enlistment date25 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name9th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF45
Promotion date: 5 April 1916

FateDischarged 16 September 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1258 Pte Arthur Victor RICHARDS, 42nd Bn, killed in action, 31 July 1917.

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