RICHARDSON, Harry Sydney

Service Number: 1281
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 53rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Belvedere, Kent England, 1889
Home Town: Mosman, Municipality of Mosman, New South Wales
Schooling: Woolwich Polytechnic.
Occupation: Clerk in cable works at Erith, Kent.
Died: Died of wounds, France, 9 March 1917
Cemetery: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot VI, Row C, Grave No. 33, Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Dernancourt, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

25 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1281, 19th Infantry Battalion
25 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1281, 19th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
9 Mar 1917: Involvement Corporal, SN 1281, 53rd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Births Jun 1889 Richardson Harry Sydney Dartford 2a 462.

Resident Maida Villa, Belvedere, Kent.

'Chalfort', Glover Street, Mosman in Australia.

Father, Edward Richardson, 12 Hengist Road, Northumberland Heath, Belvedere, Kent, later of Crane Lodge, Cranmore, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight. Mother- Frances Ann Richardson.

Enlistment date-2 March 1915
Unit, 19th Battalion, D Company

Embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915

Age at embarkation-26

Honoured on the Bexley Roll of Honour.