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John RICHARDS

Regimental number1966
Place of birthLethbridge, Victoria
Place of birthThe Oaks, New South Wales
SchoolState School, Victoria
Other trainingFarming
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressShe Oaks via Meredith, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Daniel Richards, She Oaks via Meredith, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Medium Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 6 July 1919
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Age at death22.6
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 6), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daniel and Mary Jane RICHARDS

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