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Ellis RICHMOND

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Surname: RICHMOND

Forename(s): Ellis

Place of Birth: Keighley, Yorkshire

Service No: 180416

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Canadian Infantry

Battalion / Unit: 31st Battalion (Alberta)

Division: 2nd Canadian Division

Age: ---

Date of Death: 1917-04-10

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CWGC Memorial: VIMY MEMORIAL

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Local War Memorial: GRASSINGTON, YORKSHIRE

Local War Memorial: LINTON-IN-CRAVEN, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

Ellis Richmond (born 30 June 1890) was the son of John and Martha Ann Richmond, née Mason. John was born at Stonebeck Down and Martha at Embsay, Yorkshire.

1901 Keighley, Yorkshire Census: 122, Sugden Street - Ellis Richmond, aged 9 years, born Keighley, son of Jno and Martha Ann Richmond.

1911 Chelsea, Middlesex Census: Chelsea Barracks - Private Ellis Richmond, 2nd Battalion Scots Guards, aged 19 years, born Keighley, Yorkshire.

A short biography of Ellis is included in: ‘Swaledale & Wharfedale Remembered - Aspects of Dales’ life through peace and war’ by Keith Taylor (2006).

See also: ‘Silva Gars’ by John Crowther (1930).

Canadian service records: http://www.baclac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef

Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entry

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Private Ellis RICHMOND

Private Ellis RICHMOND

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Canadian Infantry

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Canadian Infantry

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 2nd Canadian Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 2nd Canadian Division

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Surname: RICHMOND

Forename(s): Ellis

Country of Service: Canadian

Service Number: 180416

Rank: Private

Regiment: Canadian Infantry

Unit: 31st Bn.

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Died Date: 10/04/1917

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08 June 1917

DEATH IN ACTION OF A GRASSINGTON LAD

Official information has been received by Mr. and Mrs. J. Richmond, of Linton Falls (late of Edge Side Farm, Grassington), of the death in action of their youngest son, Signaller Ellis Richmond. He had been for about two years in Canada, and on the outbreak of war he joined the 31st Battalion of the Canadian Regiment. He took part in the attack on Vimy Ridge, where he met his death.

01 March 1918

RICHMOND – At Linton Falls Cottages, Martha Ann Richmond, departed this life February 23, 1918, aged 63 years, wife of John Richmond.

[Mother of Pte. Ellis Richmond]

05 April 1918

RICHMOND – In dearly beloved memory of a dear son and brother, Ellis Richmond, of Linton Falls, who was killed in action April 10th, 1917, in his 26th year.

Rest, dear brother, till the dawn breaks and the shadows flee,
When we shall be at home with thee.

Ever remembered by his Father, Sisters, and Brothers.

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08 June 1917

DEATH IN ACTION OF GRASSINGTON LAD

Official information has been a received by Mr. and Mrs. J. Richmond, of Linton Falls (late of Edge Side Farm, Grassington), of the death in action, of their youngest son, Signaller Ellis Richmond. He had been for about two year in Canada, and on the outbreak of war he joined the 31st Battalion of the Canadian Regiment. He took part in the attack on Vimy Ridge, where he met his death.

01 March 1918

RICHMOND – Feb. 23rd, 1918, at Linton Falls Cottages, Martha Ann Richmond, wife of John Richmond, Grassington, aged 63 years.

[Mother of Pte. Ellis Richmond]

05 April 1918

In dearly beloved memory of a dear son and brother, Ellis Richmond, of Linton Falls, who was killed in action April 10th, 1917, in his 26th year.

“Rest, dear brother.
'Till the dawn breaks and the shadows flee,
When we shall be at home with thee.”

– Ever remembered by his Father, Sisters and Brothers.

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