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Cecil William RICHARDSON

Regimental number2636
Place of birthSt Marys Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressHarford, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Alfred Richardson, Harord, Tasmania
Enlistment date6 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 August 1917
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row X, Grave No. 23), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Maria RICHARDSON, Harford, Tasmania. Native of Latrobe, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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