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Place of Birth: Stalling Busk, Yorkshire
Service No: 6017
Rank: A/Company Sergeant-Major
Regiment / Corps / Service: East Lancashire Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 'D' Coy 7th (Service) Battalion
Division: 19th (Western) Division
Date of Death: 1916-07-08
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Plot 1. Row B. Grave 53.
CWGC Cemetery: CORBIE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
Joseph Richardson was the son of Joseph and Mary Richardson, née Metcalfe. Joseph, senior, was born at Allenheads, Northumberland and Mary at Stalling Busk, Yorkshire.
1891 Burnley, Lancashire Census: 71, Milton Street - Joseph Richardson, aged 8 years, born Stalling Busk, Yorkshire, son of Joseph and Mary Richardson.
1911 Burnley, Lancashire Census: 48b, Tentre Street - Joseph Richardson, aged 28 years, born Hawes, Yorkshire, son of Joseph and Mary Richardson.
Joseph was married to Martha E. Kershaw in 1911.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Col Sjt & A/WO Class II, Joseph Richardson, 6017, East Lancashire Regiment. Theatre of War first served in: (1) [France]. Date of entry therein: 17 July 1915.
Photograph: ‘Burnley Express’ (29 July 1916).
Data Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19 Records
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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A/Company Sergeant-Major Joseph RICHARDSON
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Lancashire Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 19th (Western) Division
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