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Regimental number2890
Place of birthDubbo New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBunglequimbie, Dubbo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Richardson, Bunglequimbie, Dubbo, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Malwa on 22 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 28 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1971 Pte Thomas Alfred RICHARDSON, 34th Bn, killed in action, 23 July 1917; 6588 Pte James Henry RICHARDSON, 13th Bn, killed in action, 11 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Middle East

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 July 1980

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