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George Blunden RICHARDSON

Regimental number1123
Place of birthTrangie New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressAnnandale, Trangie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Annie Elizabeth Richardson, Annandale, Trangie, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A21 Marere on 16 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Squadron
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: MG Corps
Promotion date: 15 June 1918

Lieutenant


Unit: 3 MG Btn
Promotion date: 18 September 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 30746 (14 June 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173 (7 November 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919

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