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Sutton on Trent Nottinghamshire
John Tom was the husband of Annie Rebecca Richards née Mear (b. 3 August 1886) and the father of Reginald Mear b. 18 June 1909, John James b. 26 May 1912, Elsie b. 7 December 1913 and Winnie b. 26 August 1915. The family lived on Sherwood Street, Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire.
He was a miner (hewer).
13 Aug 1916
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629974 - CWGC Website
23283
Private
6th Bn King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
Private John Tom Richards served initially with the 12th (Pioneer) Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment. He was later posted to 6th Battalion King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. He died in Mesopotamia [Iraq] on 13th August 1916 and was buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq (grave ref. IX. B. 8).
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