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Norman David RICHARDSON

Regimental number19597
Date of birth--/08/1894
Place of birthStrathalbyn South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDraper
Address'Perringa', Strathalbyn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J S Richardson, 'Perringa', Strathalbyn, South Australia
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 29
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: ART Div 3
Promotion date: 19 August 1916

Lieutenant


Unit: ART Div 3
Promotion date: 5 March 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 23 September 1917

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 3 September 1918

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 1 January 1919


Mention in Despatches awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30448, 28 December 1917; 'Commonwalth Gazette' No. 57, 18 April 1918.

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
Recommendation date: 7 February 1919

FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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