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John Herbert RICHARDS

Regimental number3362
Place of birthClare, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBarton Street, Clare, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabel Richards, Barton Street, Clare, South Australia
Enlistment date27 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 28th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Unit embarked at Melbourne per HMAT A17 'Port Lincoln' on 22 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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