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George William Henry RICHARDSON

Regimental number5179
Place of birthPrahran Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressAtherton Road, Oakleigh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs A M Richardson, Atherton Road, Oakleigh, Victoria
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O, Plot VII, Row H, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
168
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Alice RICHARDSON, North Road, Oakleigh, Victoria. Native of Prahran, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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