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Philip Stuart RICHARDSON

Regimental number8441
Date of birth22 January 1890
Place of birthWillowie, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommission agent
AddressLaura, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.6
Height5' 5"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Campbell Richardson, Laura, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Discharge date1 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 427 Pte John Hartley RICHARDSON, 5th Machine Gun Bn, discharged, 11 September 1918; 2011 Sergeant Eric Aldworth RICHARDSON, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 November 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 27 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 1 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 December 1968
Age at death78
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, RICHARDSON Philip Stuart

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