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William James RICHARDSON

Regimental number6406
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressLake Bolac, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinAunt, Mrs F Williamson, Lake Bolac, Victoria
Previous military service19th Light Horse
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Battery 10
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6400
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448, 1 July 1919; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124, 30 October 1919.

FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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