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Archibald James RICHARDS

Regimental number5750
Place of birthCollingwood Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTobacco worker
Address42 Station Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs I Richards, 42 Station Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date15 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3926 Pte Gilver Robert RICHARDS, 6th Bn.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 January 1923

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