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Regimental number3935
Place of birthKirkbymoorside, England
OccupationFarm Labourer
AddressTamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 9"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Richardson, Fadmoot, Kirbymoorside, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Place of enlistmentArmidale, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll61st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 August 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Hannah RICHARDSON. Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date2 March 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Benalla', 25 August 1917; disembarked Sydney, 26 October 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 2 March 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 March 1936
Age at death46
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, RICHARDSON Sydney

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