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William RICHARDS

Regimental number9979
Place of birthHarden New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressLinden, London Crescent, Stanmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, C J Richards, Clarke Street, Harden, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 17 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
FateDied of wounds 12 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialGodewaersvelde British Cemetery (Plot I, Row P, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles John and Cornelia Jane RICHARDS, Clarke Street, Harden, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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