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Austin Eric Richards

Headstone, Tripoli War Cemetery, Libya (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Austin Eric AWMM
  • Surname
    Richards AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    11631 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 66 Cornwall Street, St Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. E. Richards (wife), 22 Cressy Terrace, Lyttelton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 May 1940 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    11631 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Austin Richards was the husband of E. Richards, of Murchison, Nelson, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 December 1942 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tripoli War Cemetery, Libya AWMM 12. C. 5 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • You are not forgotten Your family remembers the sacrifice you made
    Public - owen charles - Other relative - 5 July 2016

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 156 AWMM

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