William Joseph RICHARDS

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RICHARDS, William Joseph

Service Number: 427
Enlisted: 31 July 1916, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Machine Gun Company
Born: South Melbourne, Victoria, 1 January 1888
Home Town: Kensington, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Dorcas Street State School
Occupation: Horse trainer
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, 9 October 1917, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Passchendaele, New British Cemetery
Passchendaele New British Cemetery, Passchendaele, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

31 Jul 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 427, Melbourne, Victoria
20 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 427, 6th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Port Lincoln, Melbourne
20 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 427, 6th Machine Gun Company, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 Sep 1917: Involvement Private, SN 427, 8th Light Horse Regiment
7 Sep 1917: Embarked SN 427, 8th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Kyarra, Melbourne
9 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 427, 6th Machine Gun Company, Battle of Poelcapelle

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