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Richard was born in Hebburn, Durham, in 1888. He was the son of Thomas and Helen Jameson and had a brother, Jessie. He was educated at Hebburn New Town School, and attended Armstrong College, where he gained a BSc. He later became a school teacher. Richard married Margaret Allan Jameson and lived at 112 Clayton Street, Jarrow along with his grandmother Grace Martyn. Richard died of his wounds while serving in Egypt on 22nd December 1917 aged 29.
Islington, London, (place of residence as entered in the 1901 Census)
Richard is buried in the Kantara War Memorial Cemetery in Egypt.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. The War Graves Photographic Project. The University of Durham Roll of Service 1914 – 1919. Durham University Gazette, Vol II, 1912-1929. North East War Memorials Project.
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