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Richard James Richards

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard James AWMM
  • Surname
    Richards AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 22862 AWMM
    • WWII 580899 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Richards (mother), Fritz Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Taxi Driver/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • I'm going through a discovery process about my father who fought in the First World War. He had me later in life and died when I was 13 years old so I never really got to know him. There were stories about things he did and now on searching the military records I find some of these things are correct. He was actually 18 when he enlisted and he falsified his date of birth to 1894 rather than 1897 so that he didn't have to get his parents permission to fight. Occupation of self employed taxi driver in Palmerston North at the time of enlistment. Evidently got shot up fairly badly in France and had a disability for the rest of his life as well as carrying shrapnel in his body from 1916.
    Public - Richards Henry - Child - 23 May 2015



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23 May 2015Richards HenryNapier, New ZealandChild
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