Cecil George RICHARDSON

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RICHARDSON, Cecil George

Service Number: 948
Enlisted: 27 February 1915, Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Lefroy, Dorset, England, 1897
Home Town: Lefroy, George Town, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 26 March 1917
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)*
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World War 1 Service

27 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 948, Claremont, Tasmania
29 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 948, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Brisbane
29 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 948, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
12 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 948, 26th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
29 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 948, 26th Infantry Battalion, Pozières, GSW (left arm)
26 Mar 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 948, 26th Infantry Battalion, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son David John and Elizabeth Richardson of Lefroy, Tasmania

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Vcitory Medal