• First Name(s):
  • Surname:
  • Service Number:
  • Rank:

    Able Seaman

  • Conflict:
  • Service:
  • Naval Service:
    Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
  • Naval Division:
    Royal Naval Division
  • Unit:
    Nelson Battalion
  • Former Units:
  • Date of Death:
    13th November 1916
  • Age At Death:
  • Place of Death:
  • Place of Burial:
    Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont Hamel, France, Grave III. E. 3.
  • Place of Birth:
  • Home Town:
  • Casualty's Relatives:
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Further Information About RICHARDSON Harry

Royal Naval Division Casualties:
Harry Richardson was born on 3rd April 1894.  He enlisted on 5th November 1915 when he gave his occupation as a chocolate worker and his next of kin as his mother, Sarah Richardson, 55 North Road, Stoney Hill, Bromsgrove.  Harry was 5 feet 8½ inches with a fresh complexion, brown hair and blue eyes, occupation given as.  He was first posted missing on 13th November 1916 and later reported killed in action on this date.

Harry Richardson was born in Bromsgrove in 1894.  He was the son of Charles and Sarah Richardson and the family lived at Stoney Hill.  Charles was a bricklayer and he and Sarah had 4 sons, Harry being the youngest.  The eldest son, Charles, was a bricklayer; Frank became an attendant at Rubery Hill and Hollymoor Lunatic Asylum and Frederick became a workhouse porter in Downham Market, Norfolk.  In 1911 aged 16, Harry was a chemist’s porter.

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Credits: Researched by Elizabeth Dovey. Royal Naval Division Casualties researched by Sandra Taylor.