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Richard Morris RICHARDS

Regimental number3302
Place of birthTremadoc Wales
OccupationCarpenter and wheelwright
Addressc/o Mrs S P Griffiths, Howetown Port Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Richard, Tremadoc, Carnovonshire, North Wales
Enlistment date29 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 9 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialSauchy-Lestree Communal Cemetery (5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Brother of Robert Ellis Richards, North Wales. Native of North Wales

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