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James George RICHARDS

Regimental number6804
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSignalman
AddressSouth Head, Signal Station, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Margaret Richards, McMichael Street, Maryville, Wickham, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 1, Reinforcement 15
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Date of death20 September 1945
Place of burialBotany Cemetery

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