2365 Charles William RICHARDSON

Date of enlistment 12th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company C Company; transferred to 6th Brigade HQ
Significant events while with the AIF Meritorious_Service_Medal_(United_Kingdom)_George_V_v1.jpgAwarded Meritorious Service Medal

Promoted to Corporal

Summary of Corporal Richardson’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455 

Date Location Event
15th July 1919 Australia Discharged
22nd May 1919 Australia Disembarked Melbourne
8th April 1919 England Return to Australia on SS ’Trazos Montes’
24th January 1919 France Transfer to England for return to Australia
18th January 1919  France Awarded the Meritorious Service Medal in recognition of valuable services rendered with the Armies in France and Flanders
12th September 1918 France Return from leave
27th August 1918 France On leave to England
27th July 1918 France Returned from leave
15th July 1918 France On leave to Nice
6th August 1917 France Taken on Strength of Headquarters Staff, 6th Infantry Brigade
1st August 1917 France Promoted to Corporal
26th March 1916 France Disembarked at Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join BEF from Alexandria
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength at Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Embarked Melbourne on RMS ‘Osterley’
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into depot


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