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William Alexander RICHARDSON

Regimental number953
Place of birthClare South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCanowie Belt, Yalcowie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Elizabeth Richardson, Canowie Station, via Hallett, South Australia
Enlistment date7 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A59 Botanist on 2 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3550
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919

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