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|metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title:||Forrest "Fred" Richardson|
|Also known as:||Richardson, Fred|
|Place of Birth:||Sydney (N.S.W.)|
|Next of Kin:||Elizabeth McLardy - Mother ; 10 Church Street, West Newcastle, N.S.W.|
|Biographical notes:||Richardson's address on enrolment was Mairanboy (Marranboy), Northern Territory. His Will refers to Jim Scharber of Pine Creek, N.T. (enlisted) who "would give all particulars as to his property".|
|Date of Enlistment:||27-Aug-1915|
|Age at Enlistment:||33|
|Place of Enlistment:||Brisbane (Qld.)|
|Unit:||15th Battalion, 11th Reinforcements|
|Service:||Australian Imperial Force|
|Date of Death:||1917-04-11|
|Place of Death:||Bullecourt (France)|
|Service History:||Richardson was a member of the Fifth Contingent to depart from Darwin on 16 August 1915 aboard the 'Eastern'. He embarked from Brisbane on board HMAT A48 'Seang Bee' on 2 October 1915 and went on to serve in Egypt and France. He was killed during an attack by the 4th Brigade on the Hindenburg Line south of Reincourt.|
|Related link:||The Chronicle of the 15th Battalion, A.I.F. by J.E. Lee. Sydney : Mortons, 1927.|
"Roll of Honour", Northern Territory Times & Gazette, 19 January 1918: p.4.
"Our Boys at the Front", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 15 June 1916: p.15.
Red Cross Wounded and Missing
Unit War Diary (Narrative of action for 11th April 1917: p.5-7.)
Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux (France)
History of the 15th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force : war 1914-1918 by Thomas Percival Chataway and Paul Goldenstedt. Swanbourne, W.A. : John Burridge Military Antiques, 198-.
"Our Boys at the Front", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 10 May 1917: p.16.
Commonwealth War Graves - Villers-Bretonneux Memorial - Forrest Richardson
|Genealogical Society NT Pioneer Register:||3361|
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
|Appears in Collections:||Fallen ANZACs|
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