Alexander Rupert Richardson

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Alexander Rupert Richardson
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Personal Information
Date of Birth not known late 1891
Place of Birth Claremont, Western Australia
Death 2 Sep 1955, aged 63
Place of Death Mardella, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 24 years old
Occupation Farmer
Religion Church of England
Address 'Lowands', via Mundijong, Western Australia
Next of Kin Father , Mr Alexander Robert Richardson
Military Information
Reg Number M2/153870
Date of Enlistment 20 Mar 1916
Rank Private
Unit/Formation British Army - Royal Army Service Corps & British Red Cross
Fate Returned to Australia
Monument Mundijong Honour Roll
Serpentine Roll of Honour
Medals 1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal

Pre War

Son of Alexander Robert, and Ellen Bates Richardson (nee Wellard).

Electoral Roll entry - 1916 Lowlands, Serpentine, farmer.

War Service

Along with brother Hubert Lennox, he initially was engaged by the British Red Cross (British Red cross Society & Order of St John Motor Ambulance Unit) as a chauffer in France arriving there on 26 Jul 1915. Another brother, Ian Dacre Richardson, served in the British Air Force.

After leaving the Red Cross on 22 Nov 1915, he was enlisted as a Private with the Royal Army Service Corps as a driver # 153870.

Post War

In 1919 Alexander married Kathleen Louisa Clifton. Kathleen died 13 Oct 1992 in Nedlands, aged 96.

Electoral Roll entries - 1919 - 1925 Lowlands, Serpentine, farmer; 1931 - 1954 Riverlea, Mardella, with Kathleen Louisa.


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