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George Henry Richardson
Transcript of George Henry Richardson
George's Mother: Alice Maud Quelch
George's Father: William Wesley Richardson
George's Brother: Steven Wesley Richardson-died in Charters Towers, QLD.
I'm George's 4th Great Cousin
My Mum was born in Charters Towers.
George was buried in the Prisoner of War cemetery in Eckern Forde, Germany with a stone erected by his comrades.
In 1919, George was later reburied in the Allied Cemetery in Hamburg, Ohlsdorf. George's grave is Plot 1, row F, Grave number 5.
HMAT A16 Star of Victoria
HMAT Star of Victoria A16 is the name of
the ship that George Henry
Richardson embarked on from Brisbane
30 March 1916. Numbered A16.
HMAT STAR OF VICTORIA was a
9,152 ton Commonwealth and
Dominion Line Ltd (Liable for the Debt) ship registered in London. Capable of 13.5 knots, and later re-named Port Melbourne it (she) passed from the Commonwealth control on the 2nd of October 1917, one year after this picture was taken.
British War Award
Awarded to those who served in the Army, Navy
and Airforce during 1914 and 1918.
Awarded to those who served in the Army, Navy and the Airforce duing 1914 and 1918.
Full name: Private George Henry Richardson
Service number: 4498.
Date of Birth: 4th August 1897
Enlisted on: October 11th 1915
Place of Association: Charters Towers
Date of Death: 17 October 1918
Age of Death: 21 years old
Cause of Death: Wounds/disease
Place of Death: Eckern Forde, Germany
Name of Ship: HMAT Star of Vic A16
Battalion: 5th Machine gun Battalion
Roll title: 26th Infrantry Battalion 1916
Occupation: Junior Reporter Pre 1915
George earned these awards
British War Award
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