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Regimental number26
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
AddressPialba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Thomas Wm Richardson, Pialba, Queensland
Enlistment date2 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name9th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in reorganizing the company after the first stages of an enemy attack. The casualties in the company were heavy, and when the men started to dig in, this warrant officer, under heavy fire, organized them into two platoons. By his skill and coolness, he kept up the spirits of the men'.
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 15
Date: 4 February 1919

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