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Robert James RICHARDS

Regimental number5183
Place of birthMoorabbin Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Mr W M Ginnivan, Molytilah, via Benalla, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs G Richards, 17 Fermanagh Street, Camberwell, Victoria
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 May 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 May 1959
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium

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