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Regimental number5168
Place of birthDevonport Tasmania
AddressBeulah, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr J W Richards, Beulah, Tasmania
Enlistment date4 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Arnold Roy Richards on NR
Date of death7 January 1970
Place of burialSheffield General Cemetery

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