RICHARDSON, Allen Albert
(Service number 6/2465)

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Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Care of Mrs Nutsford, Sophia Street, Timaru
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Allan RICHARDSON (father), St Kilda, Dunedin
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 5th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 13 June 1915
Transport Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

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Post-war Occupations


Date 4 April 1933 Age 36 yrs
Place of Death Dunedin
Memorial or Cemetery Andersons Bay Cemetery, Dunedin
Memorial Reference Block 20, Plot 124
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Allon Albert RICHARDSON was a son of Allan RICHARDSON. He left Timaru for Trentham to join the Reinforcements at the beginning of May 1915.


Cenotaph Database [06 September 2014]; Headstone image & burial record Andersons Bay Cemetery, Dunedin (Dunedin City Council) [06 September 2014]; Timaru Herald, 5 May 1915 (Papers Past) [06 September 2014]

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