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Rupert William RICHARDS

Regimental number3891
Place of birthNew South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs. S.A. Richards, Cliff Lane, McMahons Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Pay Corps
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Alfred and Sarah Ann RICHARDS. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3892 Pte William King RICHARDS, 56th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 April 1941
Age at death50
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium, New South Wales

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