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Owen Arthur RICHARDS

Regimental number5020
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSchool pupil
Address'Brooklyn', Burwood Road, Burwood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Richards, 'Brooklyn', Burwood Road, Burwood, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Army Medical Corps, Hospital Transports Staff (No. 1 Hospital Ship, 'Karoola')
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death27 January 1960

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