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Edward Isaac RICHARDSON

Regimental number917
Place of birthSomerset Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarrier
AddressCampbelltown, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Frederick Richardson, Campbelltown, Tasmania
Enlistment date31 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of disease 11 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 43), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in St Luke's Anglican Church Cemetery, Campbell Town, Tasmania. Parents: Frederick and Harriet RICHARDSON, Campbell Town, Tasmania. Photo: Kent Fitch
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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