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Frederick Herbert RICHARDSON

Regimental number944
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLocomotive cleaner
Address40 Comming Street, Mile End, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, G R Richardson, Canowie Station, via Hallett, South Australia
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Discharge date10 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, Gallipoli; admitted to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 5 May 1915; discharged to duty, 24 May 1915. Returned to Australia, 31 August 1915 (venereal disease).

Re-enlisted, 24th Bn, 10th Reinforcements. Transferred to 5th Divisional Ammunition Column (Canal Zone), 16 April 1916.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 29 June 1916.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Konigin Line', 21 June 1919; discharged, 10 October 1919.

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

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