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William John RICHARDS

Regimental number3541
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCockle Creek, via Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Josephine Richards, Cockle Creek, via newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 May 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 31st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1919

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