Arthur Farnham Allen RICHES

Regimental number846
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
Other NamesArthur Farnham
ReligionMethodist
OccupationHardware assistant
AddressLowalde, near Marmon Jabuk, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.8
Height5' 7"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, George Henry Perriam, Lowalde, near Marmon Jabuk, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets; 14 months in the Army Service Corps, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name(1st) Divisional Train, 4th Company, Army Service Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A2 Geelong on 19 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 22 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll845
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollA.G.B.D.
FateReturned to Australia 23 October 1918
Discharge date21 February 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Durham', 23 October 1918; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 21 February 1919.

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