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William Ernest RICHTER

Regimental number1883
Date of birth11 September 1897
Place of birthBurnside, South Australia
SchoolBurnside Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationLabourer
AddressGreenhill Road, Burnside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Sarah Richter, Greenhill Road, Burnside, South Australia
Enlistment date23 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 9 August 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3551 Trooper RICHTER, 9th Light Horse, returned to Australia, 17 July 1919.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France.

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