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Major Beel RICHARDS

Regimental number1388
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation overseer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs Zara Richards, Beechworth, Double Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentTrooper
Unit nameAustralian Remount Unit 2, Squadron 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number28/3/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Remount Unit
FateReturned to Australia 25 November 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Major Bell Richards on NR
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Other details

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

Date of death11 April 1939
Age at death64
Place of burialOrange Cemetery, New South Wales

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