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Regimental number7032
Place of birthRichmond Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBank clerk
AddressCommercial Bank Casino, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs. E. Richardson, 21 The Avenue, Strathfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 8), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Emma RICHARDSON, 14 Ormond Road, Ascot Vale, Victoria. Native of Melbourne
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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