Regimental number17283
Place of birthLancashire England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway fireman
Address68 Argyle Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, George Thomas Richards, 68 Argyle Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Enlistment date30 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameFebruary 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Mcgillivray on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5545 Pte George RICHARDS, 20th DUOS, returned to Australia, 25 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal