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George Frederick RICHES

Regimental number3925
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoach painter
Address91 Rope Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Riches, 91 Rope Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 November 1917
Place of burialPotijze Chateau Grounds Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 38), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
34
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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