"Boys ye fought as heroes fight, and died as men"
Service no 21098
12th Field Artillery
Born Singleton, NSW
Brother of A RICHARDSON
Of St. George, Qld.
Occupation prior to enlistment Labourer
Enlisted 15 November 1915 in Brisbane, Qld.
Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal
'On the morning of 17 October, 1918, when the enemy were preparing for counter attacks, and his battalion was being heavily shelled, he re-arranged gun crews, and, by his personal gallantry and energy, managed to maintain four guns in action. Again, on the morning of the 18th he, with one gunner, kept his gun in action until the end of the operation. Throughout, he showed great coolness and devotion to duty.'
Returned to Australia 11 May 1919