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Edward Victor RICHES

Regimental number4503
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHardy's Road, Torrensville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Riches, Hardy's Road, Torrensville, South Australia
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Aust Division Signal Company
FateKilled in Action 15 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 21), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Elizabeth RICHES, Ranelagh Street, Woodville Park, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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