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Regimental number103
Place of birthOakleigh Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Coonac', Clevedon Road, Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Dorothy Melvin Richardson, 2 Alfred Square, Esplanade, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date18 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentChief Petty Officer
Unit name1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
AWM Embarkation Roll numberMIS34.12.1.RANBT1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A39 Port Macquarie on 4 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCPO
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

MID awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 30169, 6 July 1917; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174, 11 October 1917.

FateReturned to Australia 29 May 1917

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