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William Charles RICHARDS

Regimental number5396
Place of birthHaberfield
Place of birthChiswick, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressChiswick Consett Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Mrs Cecilia Pateroson, Chiswick Consett Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 February 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 April 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)True Family Name : PATERSON, Angus Oswald
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 34), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
86
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Isabella Paterson, Clyde-Bank, Brighton Street, Croydon, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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