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Henry James RICHES

Regimental number3150
Place of birthEast London England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFitter
AddressMaylands, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs C Riches, Peninsula Road, Maylands, Western Australia
Enlistment date12 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollEngineers Details
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1918
Date of death2 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records48
Place of burialFremantle Cemetery (Portion Church of England, Plot AA, Grave No. 6281), Fremantle
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
27
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Emily RICHES; husband of Mrs C. RICHES. Native of London, England

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