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John Laidlaw RICHARDSON

Regimental number2270
Place of birthPreston Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressPreston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Robert Richardson, 12 Jeffrey Street, Preston, Victoria
Previous military service54th Infantry
Enlistment date13 July 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 July 1917
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit nameAugust 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death2 November 1983

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