The information displayed here is at the time of death.
Richard was born in Cramlington, Northumberland. He was educated at Bothal School in Ashington, then Armstrong College between 1911 - 1915. Richard died in France on 1st July 1916 aged 23.
5 Railway Row, Cramlington (place of residence as entered in the 1901 Census)
56 Shankhouse Row, Shankhouse, Cramlington (place of residence as entered in the 1911 Census)
Richard is buried in the Mill Road Cemetery in Somme, France.
Richard is also commemorated on a plaque in Bothal School in Ashington.
UK Census registers, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
UK Military Service Records, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
Newcastle University Archives (Roll of Service, Armstrong College Calendars, The Northerner Student Magazine)
North East War Memorials Project
Sophie Anderton, Ian Johnson, Amy Shiel, Sam Wagner, Alan Callender
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