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Regimental number15214
Place of birthCaveside, Tasmania
Address'Ridgeside', Mole Creek, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 9"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinFather, E A Richardson, 'Ridgeside', Mole Creek, Tasmania
Previous military serviceYes. 12th L Horse 2 yrs 26th A L Horse 1 yr
Enlistment date8 December 1915
Place of enlistmentRoss, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 13, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/40/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Emorh and isabella RICHARDSON
Discharge date2 November 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Friedrichsruh', 8 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 1 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Hobart, 2 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 June 1929
Age at death48
Place of burialLaunceston, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, RICHARDSON Peter Denby

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