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George Victor RICHARDS

Regimental number533
Place of birthWalhalla, Gippsland, Victoria
SchoolState School, Walhalla, Gippsland, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressBeryl Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Richards, 132 Coppin Street, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 2), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: T. and M. RICHARDS. Native of Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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