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Ernest Roy RICHES

Regimental number3549
Place of birthBordertown South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationColt breaker
AddressMundalla, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Riches, Mundalla, South Australia
Enlistment date19 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 31st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3259 Pte Seaman Robert RICHES, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919.

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