Mess Room Steward John Edward Richards

Mercantile Marine

Died: Tuesday 14 May 1918 (aged 19)

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Record:
RICHARDS, JOHN EDWARD
Additional information:
Son of Isabella Richards (nee Williams), of Gate, Dinas Cross, Pembrokeshire, and the late Thomas Richards.
Cemetery:
TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name recorded:
Richards, John Edward
Memorial:
Llansilin Memorial Hall (WMR 7142)
Location:
Llansilin, Powys
Name recorded:
Richards, John Edward
Memorial:
St. Leonard's Church - WW1 Names Tablet (WMR 55742)
Location:
Middleton, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Richards, J E
Memorial:
Cpl H Brunsdon (WMR 49559)
Location:
Maisemore, Gloucestershire
Name recorded:
Richards, J E
Memorial:
Bethel Chapel (WMR 36801)
Location:
Llanelli, Dyfed
Name recorded:
Richards, J E
Memorial:
Maisemore (WMR 49558)
Location:
Maisemore, Gloucestershire
Name recorded:
Richards, J E
Memorial:
Isle of Wight County War Memorial (WMR 21732)
Location:
Carisbrooke (newport), Isle Of Wight

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Name:
Lieutenant Richards
Context:
joined
Date:
17 May 1918
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 11 Battalion Essex Regiment (page 176)
Name:
Second Lieutenant H L Richards
Context:
joined
Date:
17 May 1918
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 12 (Prince of Wales) Lancers (page 260)