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Henry Gilbert RICHMOND

Regimental number2997
Place of birthWedderburn, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Government Savings Bank, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 9"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Myra Rose Richmond, corner of Zebina dn Gardner Streets, Mt Lawley, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 March 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAAPC
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Eliza RICHMOND
Discharge date28 November 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Plassy', 5 September 1919; disembarked Perth, 17 October 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 28 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death27 October 1938
Age at death52
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, RICHMOND Henry Gilbert

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