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Date of birth23 April 1880
Other NamesRICHARDSON, John Dalyell
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Leigh', Raymond Terrace, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWi, Mrs Isabel Mary Richardson, c/o J. Richardson Esq. same address
Enlistment date14 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment


Unit: Staff 7th Light Horse
Promotion date: 15 May 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29845 (1 December 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62 (19 April 1917)

FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt John Dalyell Richardson on NR

Distinguished Service Order

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Order of the Nile, 3rd Class

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 33
Date: 1 April 1920

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