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Willie Ross RICHARDS

Regimental number299
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStudent
AddressNorth Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A Richards, 25 Garton Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Melbourne University Rifles, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date31 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameHospital Transport Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/104/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll22958
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Division Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919

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