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Elsie Haywood RICHARDSON

Place of birthTamworth, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationNurse
AddressKalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 4"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, A H Richardson, Western Australian Bank, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 June 1915
Place of enlistmentFremantle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentStaff Nurse
Unit name1 Australian General Hospital 1-6 Special Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Nurse
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Nursing Service
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Amelia RICHARDSON
Discharge date26 November 1917
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT A.J. A30 'Borda'/'Plassy', 26 September 1917; disembarked Perth, 17 October 1917; discharged Perth, 26 November 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death8 November 1937
Age at death54
Place of burialAlbany Cemetery, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, RICHARDSON Elsie Haywood

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