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Richards-L-O-F-Pte-1029

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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918

 

Richards L O F  Pte  1029    Leslie Oswald Francis      5 Inf Bn    21    Engineer     Single    Free thinker        

Address:    Moonee Ponds, Buckley St, 65    

Next of Kin:    Richards, Mary, 65 Buckley St, Moonee Ponds    

                                              48 Grandison St, Moonee Ponds (by June 1918)

Enlisted:    10 Sep 1915        

Embarked:     A3 Orvieto 21 Oct 1914    

 

Relatives on Active Service:

Richards-D-Driver-19712 brother

Mitchell-W-S-Pte-12345 brother-in-law

 

Date of death:  14/06/1918

EBBLINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY

 

Essendon Gazette 19 August 1915

 

Sergt. J. Elder (Essendon) and Privates L. O. F. Richards and H.  Buck (Moonee Ponds) are reported ill.

 

Pte Leslie Richards 5th Battalion, died of wounds in France on 14th June, 1918. Pte Richards, who is a son of Mr. J. Richards of Grandison street, Moonee Ponds, participated in the landing at Gallipoli. He has a brother serving in the artillery.

 

OUR SOLDIERS. (1918, July 11). The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 3 Edition: Morning. Retrieved July 10, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74606542

 

One Thousand Days with the AIF

 

War Service Commemorated

Essendon Town Hall L-R

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour Wounded

Regimental Register

 

 

In Memoriam

 

RICHARDS.-In loving memory of our dear son
and brother, Private Leslie O. F. Richards, 5th
Battalion, died of wounds received in action near
Hazebrouck, France, on 14th June, 1918, youngest
son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Richards, 48 Grandison
street, Moonee Ponds, formerly of Daylesford.
An Anzac. (Inserted by loving parents, sisters and
brothers.)

The Argus 14 June 1920 

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1711084

 

RICHARDS - In sad and loving memory of Private
Leslie O F Richards, No 1029, 5th Battalion, AIF
who died of wounds received in action on 14th June,
1918, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. J J Richards,
of 46 Grandison street, Moonee Ponds, formerly
of Daylesford.
An Anzac. 
(Inserted by his mother and father and brothers and sisters.)                                                                        
The Argus 14 June 1921
http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1766023

 

RICHARDS -In loving memory of our dear son      
and brother. Private Leslie O F Richards, No
1029, Fifth Battalion who died of wounds re-
ceived near Hazebrouck, France, on the 14th    
June 1918. Enlisted and embarked with the  
First Division A I F (Inserted by his mother    
and father, Mr and Mrs J J Richards, 48        
Grandison street, Moonee Ponds, late of Dayles-  
ford, and brothers and sisters.) 
The Argus 14 June 1923
http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2008460

 

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