|Place of birth||Moonta, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Port Pirie Hotel, Port Pirie, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Brother, Jacob Richards, Burra, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Oaklands, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||16th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/33/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||16th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
Taken on strength of 16th Bn, Gallipoli Peninsula, 17 June 1915.
Admitted to No 16 Casualty Clearing Station, Gallipoli Peninsula, no date stated (shrapnel wound scalp); transferred to Mudros, 27 August 1915; proceeded to England, 30 August 1915; to King George Hospital, Stamford St, London, 16 September 1915.
Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Themistocles', 8 May 1916; disembarked, 20 June 1916; discharged Adelaide (medically unfit: gunshot wound head and enteric fever), 23 August 1916.
Total war service: 1 year 212 days (of which 1 year 62 days was abroad).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||54|
|Place of burial||AIF Cemetery (Path 1B, Grave No. 4 West), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, RICHARDS James Cuthbert|