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Herbert RICHES

Regimental number1627
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith's striker
Address91 Rolfe Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Riches, 91 Rolfe Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919

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