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Robert RICHARDSON

Regimental number3234
Place of birthWoolsthorpe Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBoundary rider
AddressWoolsthorpe, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Thomas Richardson, Woolsthorpe PO, Woolsthorpe, Victoria
Enlistment date8 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3235 Pte William Harris RICHARDSON, 59th Bn, died, 2 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 December 1960
Age at death67
Place of burialWoolsthorpe Cemetery, Victoria

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