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Leslie Oswald Francis RICHARDS

Regimental number1029
Place of birthDaylesford, Victoriaa
ReligionFreethinker
OccupationEngineer
Address65 Buckley Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMary Richards, 65 Buckley Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularRoll of Honour circular completed by wife: Gertrude May RICHARDS, 84 Staunton Street, Landport, Portsmouth.
FateDied of wounds 14 June 1918
Age at death24
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 29), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
45

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