BOURNE Richard Augustus
Regiment : 2nd Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers
Service number : 16479
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 20 on 11th July 1917
Buried : Level Crossing Cemetery, Fampoux, France, Grave I. E. 24.
Birthplace : Stafford, enlisted Brierley Hill, Staffordshire
Relatives : Son of Henry William and Eliza Bourne, 19 Foundry Rd., Wall Heath, Staffordshire
Memorial : Stourbridge Old Swinford Hospital School
Additional information on the memorial: Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 11 July 1917. Age 20.
Richard Bourne was born on 4th April 1897, the son of Henry William and Eliza Bourne. He entered Old Swinford Hospital on 20th June 1905 and left the school in April 1912 to go as Houseboy to G. Cartwright of Kingswinford.
Source for additional information: Old Foleyans Remembered Casualties of WW1 published by the Old Foleyans Association, October 1998.