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Regimental number4502
Date of birth22 January 1888
Place of birthNorth Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolChrist Church School, North Adelaide, SA (chorister for six years)
ReligionChurch of England
Address4 Park Street, Hackney, St Peters, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Daisy Myrtle Richardson, 4 Park Street, Hackney, St Peters, South Australia
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 November 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Harry Ronald Richardson on NR. Died at Keswick Repatriation Hospital, Adelaide, SA at age 30.10. Buried West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, SA.
Date of death4 December 1918
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery (Road 5, pathe 23W, Grave No. 24), Adelaide
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Kate RICHARDSON; husband of Mrs D. ULSETH, 68 West Street, Townsville
Discharge date--/07/1918
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France. Contracted trench fever and was gassed, January 1917; invalided to Australia, 11 January 1918; admitted to Keswick Hospital, South Australia.
Miscellaneous detailsAt the time of enlistment he was working at the Abattoirs, Main North Road, Gepps Cross, SA.
Date of death4 December 1918
Age at death32
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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