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Horace Gordon RICHMOND

Regimental number10
Place of birthCollingwood Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWood machinist
Address15 Studley Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jessie Richmond, 15 Studley Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name14th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Unspecified


Recommendation date: 18 August 1917

Unspecified


Recommendation date: 29 September 1917

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 29 September 1917

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 25 October 1917

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 31 October 1917

FateDied of wounds 16 October 1917
Medals

Military Medal

'For gallantry and devotion to duty during the operations near ZONNEBEKE on 26th September, 1917, by repairing a break in the wire during a heavy enemy barrage and regained communication with Brigade during a critical moment when an enemy attack was expected.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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