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Leonard William RICHES

Regimental number7382
Place of birthHamley Bridge South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressPeake, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W A Riches, Peake, South Australia
Enlistment date17 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Grace RICHES, Peake Post Office, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7381 Pte Harrold RICHES, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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