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James Edward RICHES

Regimental number1338
Place of birthColac Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHorsham, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Charlotte Jane Riches, Horsham, Victoria
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death25 August 1947

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