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James RICHARDSON

Regimental number3605
Place of birthDumfries Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm hand
Address34 Clifton Street, Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John Richardson, Halls Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 December 1936
Place of burialStanthorpe Cemetery

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