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David Homfrey RICHARDS

Regimental number2856
Place of birthWalgett New South Wales
ReligionSpiritualist
OccupationJournalist
AddressGPO Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, H David, Fox Street, Walgett, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 1 October 1915
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7651 Private Llewellyn RICHARDS, 1st Australian General Hospital, Special Reinforcements, returned to Australia 1 May 1919.
Date of death20 October 1949

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