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James Thomas RICHARDS

Regimental number5468
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address119 Cecil Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E McDonald, 119 Cecil Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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