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James Jackson RICHARDS

Regimental number1977
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressPort Lincoln, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 6"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie Richards, Port Lincoln, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 March 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1917
Discharge date4 May 1917
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 14 January 1917; disembarked Adelaide, 8 March 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 4 May 1917.

Medal: British War Medal.
Date of death25 January 1932
SourcesNAA: B2455, RICHARDS James Jackson

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