Rifleman ROY JOSEPH RICHARDSON (photo added)

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Rank Rifleman
Forenames ROY JOSEPH
Surname RICHARDSON (photo added)
Initials R J
Place of Birth LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Tuesday, 14 May 1918
Date of Death Thursday, 29 June 1944
Age 26
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From KINGSTON-ON-THAMES, SURREY, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 5187582
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Ulster Rifles
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 2 Battalion, Royal Ulster Rifles (3rd Infantry Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration HERMANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location 1. T. 7.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF SIDNEY AND MAY RICHARDSON; HUSBAND OF FLORENCE IRENE RICHARDSON, OF WEST HARTLEPOOL, COUNTY DURHAM. FATHER OF ANTONY RICHARDSON

Additional Information

 

 

 

 

ROY JOSEPH RICHARDSON joined the Gloucestershire Regiment before being transferred to the Royal Ulster Rifles.

 

 

Identity ('dog') tag for Rifleman ROY JOSEPH RICHARDSON.

 

 

Commemoration Scroll for Rifleman ROY JOSEPH RICHARDSON
sent to his mother after his death.

 

 

Obituary notice from the Northern Echo, undated.

 

 

Soldier's Service Pay Book for Rifleman ROY JOSEPH RICHARDSON.

 

 

References
1. Photographs, documents and information, unless otherwise credited, kindly provided by Tony Richardson, son of Rifleman ROY JOSEPH RICHARDSON.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: Tony Richardson, son of Rifleman ROY JOSEPH RICHARDSON.
Individual photograph: Tony Richardson, son of Rifleman ROY JOSEPH RICHARDSON.
Additional photographs provided by: Tony Richardson, son of Rifleman ROY JOSEPH RICHARDSON and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Tony Richardson, son of Rifleman ROY JOSEPH RICHARDSON.

 

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