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Richard Thomas RICHARDS

Regimental number17151
Place of birthWaratah New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelegraphist
AddressNewcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Arthur Richards, Christo Street, Waratah, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSanitary Section 1, Engineer Reinforcements, Special
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A25 Anglo-Egyptian on 31 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Signal Troop
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: ENG SIG Service Reinf
Promotion date: 4 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 75
Date: 17 June 1919

Date of death23 October 1967
Place of burialSangate Cemetery, Roman Catholic Section, Grave No. 95 S/92

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