Eric Richardson

Richardson-EName   Eric Richardson

Number    Private 624

Battalion      1st Field Artillery  

Place of Birth   Templestowe

Next of Kin   His father W Richardson Malvern Rd East Malvern. Formally of Mardan

Date and place of enlistment   Sydney 4/9/1914

Physical details on enlistment   Age 22 years and 4 months, 5โ€™ 7โ€, 10 stone, brown eyes and brown hair.

Religion   Church of England

Occupation   Bushman

Date and place of death

He was killed in action on 28/7/18

Location of grave or memorial

He was buried in Querrieu British Cemetery France

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He was from the Mardan area

Eric James Barclay RichardsonMilitary History

  • 4/9/14 He enlisted in Sydney
  • 18/10/14 He embarked Sydney on A8 Argyllshire
  • He disembarked Suez
  • 1/7/15 He transferred to the 3rd Infantry Battalion at Tel โ€“el-Kebir and then on same date to the 1st Field Artillery at Anzac
  • 10/8/15 He was in hospital in Alexandria
  • 28/7/18 he was killed in action
  • He was the brother of Frank Richardson
  • Eric Barclay Richardson was the name given by his brother Hugh when applying for the Gallipoli medal

 

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