Edward James (Jim) RICHARDSON

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RICHARDSON, Edward James

Service Number: 2421
Enlisted: 29 January 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Pioneer Battalion
Born: Pekina, South Australia, 22 May 1881
Home Town: Penong, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 29 September 1917, aged 36 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Penong Methodist Church Honour Roll, Penong Roll of Honor WW1
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World War 1 Service

29 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2421, Adelaide, South Australia
14 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2421, 5th Pioneer Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
14 Aug 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2421, 5th Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Itria, Adelaide
29 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2421, 5th Pioneer Battalion, Polygon Wood

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