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He was the son of William and Ellen Richardson and the brother of Jane, Alfred, Elsie, James, Thomas (killed in action 17/10/1914), Henry (murdered by the enemy whilst a Prisoner of War 25/9/1917), Ernest, Reuben, May and Florence Richardson. In 1891 the family lived at 4 Burnaby Terrace St Mary's and in 1901 at 3 Lyndock Row St Phillip's (both Nottingham).
17 Oct 1914
1561160 - CWGC Website
1st Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
He disembarked in France 21/9/1914.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial (Panel 8). Four of Thomas Richardson’s brothers died in the Great War. Hundreds of Nottinghamshire families lost two sons, scores lost three and one four but, from this county, only William and Ellen Richardson had five sons killed: Private Alfred Richardson, 1st Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment, was killed in action on 12th March 1915. He is commemorated on Le Touret Memorial, France. Private Ernest Richardson, 10th Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment, died of wounds on 29th December 1917. He is buried in Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt, France. Private Henry Richardson, 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, died as a prisoner of war on 25th September 1917. He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany. Private Thomas Richardson, 2nd Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment, was killed in action on 16th September 1916. He is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France.
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