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John Sylvester RICHARDS

Regimental number2401
Place of birthMinindie New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressKalgoorlie PO, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, George Richards, 104 Mile, Transcontinental Line, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A52 Surada on 16 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt John Silvester Richards on NR

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