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Richard Albert RICHARDS

Regimental number5477
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
Address120 Greville Street, Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinUncle, J. Douglass, 120 Greville Street, Prahran, Victoria
Enlistment date2 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 Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VII, Row H, Grave No. 12), Harbonnieres, FRance
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
48
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Sarah RICHARDS
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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