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Regimental number4498
Place of birthCharters Towers, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSlater, Charters Towers, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Richardson, Slater, Charters Towers, Queensland
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 30 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Company
FateDied of disease 17 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHamburg Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 5), Ohlsdorf, Germany
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; william and Alice RICHARDSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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