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Thomas RICHARDS

Regimental number1898
Place of birthYorkshire England
ReligionCongregational
OccupationMiner
AddressBeach Street, Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ann Richards, Silkstone, Ipswich, Queensland
Previous military service11th Infantry
Enlistment date11 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1898A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919

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