Private Samuel Richards

South Staffordshire Regiment

Died: Tuesday 27 October 1914 (aged 30)

Connected records

Record:
RICHARDS, SAMUEL
Additional information:
Son of the late William and Ann Richards, of High St., Portobello, Willenhall, Staffs.
Cemetery:
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Panel 37.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Captain Richards
Context:
combat
Date:
26 Oct 1914
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Wiltshire Regiment (page 235)
Name:
Sergeant Richards
Context:
award
Date:
1 Nov 1914
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (page 74)
Name:
other Richards
Context:
other
Date:
1 Nov 1914
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (page 73)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Richards
Context:
other
Date:
1 Nov 1914
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 1 Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps (page 50)
Name:
Richards
Context:
author
Date:
1 Nov 1914
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (page 72)
Name:
R Richards
Context:
promotion
Date:
22 Oct 1914
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 1 Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps (page 37)
Name:
Captain G H Richards
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
31 Oct 1914
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 124)
Name:
Sergeant E T Richards
Context:
other
Date:
1 Nov 1914
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (page 72)
Name:
Sergeant E T Richards
Context:
Missing in action
Date:
1 Nov 1914
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (page 77)
Name:
Sergeant E T Richards
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
1 Nov 1914
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (page 74)