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RICHARDS Frederick James Archibald 

 Service No. 8

Sergeant  9th Light Horse Regiment

B 13th March 1895 Townsville

D 16th September 1915 Dardanelles Gallipoli       (20 years 6 months 3 days)

B Lone Pine Memorial, No known grave.

Parents : William Robert and Mary Minnie nee Maslin

Enlisted :   30th December 1914 Townsville

Embarked: 2nd June 1915 HMAT Medic A7

                    16th Jun15 A30 Bordaon

Medals :         1914-15 Star               23734

                        British War Medal     13023

                        Victory Medal           12965

                        Memorial Plaque     319825

Attended the Logan Village State School along with his Brother William Robert.

 

RICHARDS John             There is no further information available on John as at March 2017.

Service Number 3075A 15th Battalion 10th Reinforcements

Born: 1878 Lumsden New Zealand

Died :

Buried :

Parents :

Wife :

Enlisted : 7th August 1915 Brisbane

Embarked : 5th October 1915 HMAT A69 Warilda

 Returned to Australia : 30th January 1918 Eurifrides

Medals :  British War Medal         7360

              Victory                        7286

              Star 1914-15               3536

Connection : It is not known why he is in the list.  Maybe something was missed

 

RICHARDS William Robert              

Lieutenant : 25th Battalion 11th Reinforcements

Born :29th April 1888 Thompson Estate, Brisbane

Died : 25th November 1936 Boonah                    (48 years 6 months 27 days)               

Buried : Boonah Cemetery

Parents : William Robert and Mary Minnie nee Maslin

Wife : Clementine Hern

Enlisted : 6th July 1915 Boonah

Embarked : 31st March 1916 HMAT Star of Victoria

Returned to Australia : 23rd June 1919 HT Orita

 

Armistice Day 1918 : France

Medals :  British War Medal         13647

               Victory Medal             13446

               Military Cross 17th June 1919

Connection : Listed on the Logan Village Honour Roll for WW1.

                   Attended the Logan Village School

 

 

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