Joseph Henry Firth RICHMOND

RICHMOND, Joseph Henry Firth

Service Number: 2134
Enlisted: 21 February 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 37th Infantry Battalion
Born: Winchelsea, Victoria, Australia, 12 April 1888
Home Town: Winchelsea, Surf Coast, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Geelong, Victoria, Australia, 10 August 1934, aged 46 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Geelong Eastern Cemetery, Victoria
Memorials: Winchelsea Residents of Winchelsea & District Roll of Honor, Winchelsea St Thomas's Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

21 Feb 1916: Enlisted
25 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2134, 37th Infantry Battalion
25 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2134, 37th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Melbourne

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Biography

Henry Joseph RICHMOND
Regimental number 2134
Religion Church of England
Occupation Labourer
Address Winchelsea PO, Winchelsea, Victoria
Marital status Married
Age at embarkation 28
Next of kin Wife, Mrs Gladys Richmond, Grovedale via Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date 21 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll 17 August 1916
Rank on enlistment Private
Unit name 37th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/54/2
Embarkation details Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll Private
Unit from Nominal Roll 37th Battalion
Fate Returned to Australia 16 March 1919

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