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John Lambert Richardson POOLE (Sergeant 428)
Birth: 2 May 1886 Cobbitty Paddock, NSW, Australia
Death: 5 Nov 1916 (age 30) St. Anselm's Voluntary Aide Detachment, Kent, England, Died of Wounds
Cemetery or Memorial: Shorncliffe Military Cemetery, Kent, England
Soldiers' Memorial Macarthur Park Camden
Father: George POOLE (30 June 1845 - 23 Nov 1899)
Mother: Esther THORN (22 Mar 1850 - 25 Dec 1923)
John's occupation was Coach Driver when he enlisted at Camden August 1914 and served in the 2nd Battalion A.I.F. At the time of enlistment he was serving in the 9th Light Horse Regiment in Camden.
He departed Sydney on the 'Star of Victoria' 20 October 1914 and served at Gallipoli where he was promoted to Sergeant in June 1915.
He joined the 2nd Battalion from the 1st Australian Light Horse in the field in France 29 September 1916.
Sergeant John Lambert Richardson POOLE received severe shrapnel wounds to the face, neck and hands on 12 October 1916 in France . He died at St. Anselm's Voluntary Aide Detachment Shorncliffe Kent England at 4.30pm 5 November 1916 age 30.
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